Barrandov Bridge

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Barrandov Bridge
Barrandovský most
Barrandovský most, letecký pohled.jpg
Aerial view of Barrandov Bridge, photographed from the north
Coordinates 50°02′19″N 14°24′26″E / 50.03861°N 14.40722°E / 50.03861; 14.40722
Carries Motor vehicles, pedestrians and bicycles
Crosses Vltava river
Characteristics
Material concrete
Total length 352 m
Width 40 to 55 m
Height max 15 m
Piers in water 2
No. of lanes 8
History
Architect Karel Filsak
Construction start 1978
Construction end 1988
Statistics
Daily traffic 136 000 cars

Barrandov Bridge (Czech: Barrandovský most) is a road bridge over the Vltava river in Prague, the Czech Republic. It is the most frequented road in whole country, over 136 000 cars ride over it daily. It is connects Braník (Prague 4) and Hlubočepy (Prague 5) (Barrandov) districts. The south part was built in 1983 and the north part in 1988. The brutalist bridge was designed by Karel Filsak, sculptures by Josef Klimeš.

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Concrete sculpture named "Hroší lázeň", meaning "hippo bath"