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Świętokrzyski Bridge

Most Świętokrzyski
National Stadium and Świętokrzyski Bridge.jpg
Świętokrzyski Bridge and the National Stadium
Coordinates52°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
CarriesVehicles, Pedestrian, Bicycles
CrossesVistula River
LocaleWarsaw, Poland
Maintained byTrasa Świętokrzyska Sp. z o.o.
Characteristics
Total length479 metres (1,572 ft)
Width30 metres (98 ft)
Longest span180 metres (590 ft)
History
Construction start5 October 1998
Construction end5 October 2000
Opened6 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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