John Paul II Bridge, Puławy

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John Paul II Bridge
Coordinates 51°26′13″N 21°56′28″E / 51.4369°N 21.9411°E / 51.4369; 21.9411Coordinates: 51°26′13″N 21°56′28″E / 51.4369°N 21.9411°E / 51.4369; 21.9411
Carries Motor vehicles, Bicycles, Pedestrians
Crosses Vistula River
Locale Puławy, Poland
Official name Most im. Jana Pawła II
Design Tied-arch bridge
Material Steel
Total length 1,038.2 metres (3,406 ft)
Width 22.3 metres (73 ft)
Longest span 212 metres (696 ft)
Construction start 7 March 2006
Opened 11 July 2008

The John Paul II Bridge is a tied-arch bridge over the Vistula River in Puławy, Poland.

With its arch main span of 212 metres it is the longest arch bridge in Poland. The bridge is named after Pope John Paul II and was completed on 11 July 2008.[1]

The bridge was built in the first stage of Puławy bypass (12.7 km long) which is part of the future Expressway S12 (Poland) leading towards the Polish border with Ukraine.[1]

The European Regional Development Fund had contributed towards the financing of the bridge construction.


  1. ^ a b . Mostostal-Puławy. 2007 Retrieved 2010-02-02.  Missing or empty |title= (help)[permanent dead link]

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Coordinates: 51°26′13″N 21°56′28″E / 51.43694°N 21.94111°E / 51.43694; 21.94111