Causeway poll results in: Most want Suzette Halley as bridge namePOSTED: 01/27/14 12:53 PM
St. Maarten – Today and UTS conducted a poll on naming the Causeway. 4 potential names were suggested for the bridge. King Willem Alexander, Queen Maxima, Suzette Halley, Integrity Bridge. People could also suggest their own choice. 124 people responded to the question and we publish here the results of the poll.
The largest grouping by far was for the Causeway to be named after local Simpson Bay woman Suzette Halley. Her name received 39 votes or 34% of the total. The second biggest group were those wanted the Causeway to be called the Integrity Bridge; 19 votes. Right on Integrity’s heels was King Willem Alexander’s name, though his wife didn’t prove popular. She only received 6 votes. 18% of those surveyed suggested a name other than what was provided in the poll.
The Causeway was inaugurated over the weekend (see related story).