Świętokrzyski Bridge

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Świętokrzyski Bridge
Most Świętokrzyski
National Stadium and Świętokrzyski Bridge.jpg
Świętokrzyski Bridge and the National Stadium
Coordinates 52°14′31″N 21°02′06″E / 52.24194°N 21.03500°E / 52.24194; 21.03500Coordinates: 52°14′31″N 21°02′06″E / 52.24194°N 21.03500°E / 52.24194; 21.03500
Carries Vehicles, Pedestrian, Bicycles
Crosses Vistula River
Locale Warsaw, Poland
Maintained by Trasa Świętokrzyska Sp. z o.o.
Total length 479 metres (1,572 ft)
Width 30 metres (98 ft)
Longest span 180 metres (590 ft)
Construction start 5 October 1998
Construction end 5 October 2000
Opened 6 October 2000

The Świętokrzyski Bridge (Polish: most Świętokrzyski, English: Holy Cross Bridge) is a bridge over the Vistula river in Warsaw, Poland linking Powiśle neighbourhood with Praga Północ district.

It is a cable-stayed bridge, 479 m long, with two lanes for vehicles, a pavement and a cycle path each way. The single tower, 90 m high, located on the right (eastern) river bank, has 48 cables attached supporting the deck. Near the left (western) bank the bridge is supported by two piers. The bridge was opened on 6 October 2000 after two years' construction.

The bridge's name comes from Świętokrzyska Street, which forms part of the access route from the city centre.


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Media related to Świętokrzyski Bridge at Wikimedia Commons

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