Świętokrzyski Bridge from the left bank of the river
|Carries||Vehicles, Pedestrian, Bicycles|
|Maintained by||Trasa Świętokrzyska Sp. z o.o.|
|Total length||479 metres (1,572 ft)|
|Width||30 metres (98 ft)|
|Longest span||180 metres (590 ft)|
|Construction begin||5 October 1998|
|Construction end||5 October 2000|
|Opened||6 October 2000|
It is a cable-stayed bridge, 479 m long, with two lanes for vehicles, a pavement and a cycle path each way. The single tower, 90 m high, located on the right (eastern) river bank, has 48 cables attached supporting the deck. Near the left (western) bank the bridge is supported by two piers. The bridge was opened on 6 October 2000 after two years' construction.
The bridge's name comes from Świętokrzyska Street, which forms part of the access route from the city centre.
Warsaw Siren in front of the bridge
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