Third Millennium John Paul II Bridge

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Third Millennium John Paul II Bridge
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Third Millennium John Paul II Bridge
Carries Motor vehicles
Crosses Martwa Wisła River
Locale Gdańsk, Poland
Official name Most III Tysiąclecia im. Jana Pawła II
Characteristics
Design Cable-stayed bridge, inverted-Y pylon, semi-fan arrangement
Material composite steel-reinforced concrete
Total length 380 metres (1,250 ft)
Width 20.31 metres (66.6 ft)
Height 99.89 metres (327.7 ft)
Longest span 230 metres (750 ft)
Number of spans 3
Load limit 50 ton
History
Designer Krzysztof Wąchalski
Construction begin 2 August 1999
Construction end 15 October 2001
Opened 9 November 2001

The Third Millennium John Paul II Bridge is a cable-stayed road bridge which spans the Martwa Wisła River in Gdańsk, Poland.

Third Millennium John Paul II Bridge in Gdańsk

The bridge forms an inverted “Y”-shape with a 100-metre-tall pylon. It is the longest cable-stayed bridge in Poland supported by a single pylon.[1]

The bridge links the Northern Port of Gdańsk with the national road network and is the first section of the future by-pass road of the city of Gdańsk.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Największe w Polsce mosty podwieszone do jednego pylonu (In Polish)". Mosty Polskie (Polish Bridges). Retrieved 2010-01-27. 

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Coordinates: 54°21′23″N 18°41′38″E / 54.3564°N 18.6939°E / 54.3564; 18.6939