Slovakian Public Rallies to Name Bridge After Actor Chuck Norris

Celebrity News Feb. 27, 2012 AT 7:42PM
Slovakian Public Rallies to Name Bridge After Actor Chuck Norris Credit: Vince Bucci/WireImage

What the people of Slovakia want, they shall get!

Pedestrians in Slovakia's capital city of Bratislava have overwhelmingly voted to name a new walkway connecting their country to Austria after legendary Walker, Texas Ranger star Chuck Norris, TIME.com reports.

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While the ultimate vote will be made by a regional assembly later this spring, governor Pavol Fesco has agreed to incorporate public opinion into the decision.

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As of Thursday, 74 percent of voters leaned toward the creation of Chuck Norris Bridge in honor of the martial artist turned actor.

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According to Reuters, less popular suggested monikers include Austro-Hungarian empress Maria Theresa and Devinska, the name of a nearby village.

Voting is set to continue through April.

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