Olimpijka

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For Olimpijka road in Belarus, see M1 highway (Belarus).
Unfinished bridge over planned and unfinished Central Mainline
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Olimpijka was an informal name for the remnants of an uncompleted motorway that was under construction in 1970s in Poland. It should have crossed the country from east to west and as part of the route between Berlin and Moscow. One section of the planned road was completed in the 1980s, but on another section west of Warsaw the construction was abandoned due to the economic crisis which gripped Poland in the late 1970s, leaving curious ruins of bridges and viaducts (examples: 52°07′09″N 20°30′27″E / 52.11930°N 20.507441°E / 52.11930; 20.507441,52°04′24″N 20°18′27″E / 52.073321°N 20.30740°E / 52.073321; 20.30740) in the countryside that became a minor tourist attraction.

Construction of the A2 motorway resumed along exactly the same route in 2010. All the remnants of Olimpijka were destroyed during construction.

Polish part of Olimpijka[edit]

Września — Konin stretch[edit]


A2-PL.svgE 30
Poznań

AB-AS-blau.svg () Września DK92-PL.svg (formerly as DK2-PL.svg)
Zeichen 314.svg Sołeczno (dir. Świecko) parking area
Zeichen 314.svg Gozdowo (dir. Warszawa) parking area
Zeichen 314.svg Skarboszewo (dir. Świecko) parking area
AB-AS-blau.svg () Słupca DW466-PL.svg
Zeichen 314.svg Lądek (dir. Warszawa) parking area
BAB-Grenze.svg () Road toll Lądek
AB-AS-blau.svg () Sługocin DW467-PL.svg
AB-Brücke.svg Bridge over Warta river 250 m
AB-Tank.svg AB-Rast.svg Services Osiecza
AB-Kreuz-blau.svg () Interchange Konin Zachód DK25-PL.svg
A2-PL.svgE 30
Warsaw (Warszawa)

Nieborów — Warszawa stretch[edit]


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Poznań

AB-AS-blau.svg (26) Skierniewice DK70-PL.svg
AB-Tank.svg AB-Rast.svg Rest area Bolimów (dir. Świecko) (planned)
AB-Tank.svg AB-Rast.svg Rest area Mogiły (dir. Warszawa) (planned)
AB-AS-blau.svg (27) Zyrardów DK50-PL.svg
AB-Tank.svg AB-Rast.svg Rest area Baranów (dir. Świecko) (planned)
AB-Tank.svg AB-Rast.svg Rest area Baranów (dir. Warszawa) (planned)
AB-AS-blau.svg (28) Grodzisk Mazowiecki DW579-PL.svg
AB-Tank.svg AB-Rast.svg Rest area (dir. Świecko) (planned)
AB-Tank.svg AB-Rast.svg Rest area (dir. Warszawa) (planned)
Toll point Road toll (planned)
AB-AS-blau.svg (29) Pruszków DW719-PL.svg
AB-Kreuz-blau.svg (30) Interchange Konotopa S8-PL.svgE 67
S2-PL.svg

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Warsaw (Warszawa)

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