Łazienkowski Bridge

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Coordinates: 52°13′31″N 21°02′57″E / 52.22528°N 21.04917°E / 52.22528; 21.04917

Łazienkowski Bridge
POL Warszawa Most Lazienkowski.jpg
Łazienkowski Bridge
Carries Vehicles
Crosses Vistula River
Locale Warsaw, Poland
Characteristics
Total length 423 metres (1,388 ft)
Width 28 metres (92 ft)
History
Opened 22 July 1974

Łazienkowski Bridge (Polish: Most Łazienkowski) is a five-span steel bridge, across the Vistula in Warsaw, Poland. It is 423 m long and 28 m wide, holding three lanes for vehicles each way and sidewalks for pedestrians. The name refers to the Łazienki Park and Łazienki Palace, which are located to the south-west of the bridge.

The bridge was opened along with the Łazienkowska Thoroughfare on 22 July 1974, after three years' construction.

Since 1981 until 1998 the bridge was formally named Most Łazienkowski im. gen. Zygmunta Berlinga (English: General Zygmunt Berling Łazienkowski Bridge) after a Polish military commander collaborating with the Soviet during World War II, but in practice this name was virtually never used.

On 14 February 2015 a fire has occurred. Because of this, the bridge is now inoperative until further notice.

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