National road 1 (Poland)

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National Road 1
Droga krajowa nr 1
  Trunk road standard
  Expressway standard
Route information
E75-PL.svg Part of European route E75
Maintained by GDDKiA
Length: 640 km (400 mi)
Location
Regions: Pomeranian Voivodeship
Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship
Łódź Voivodeship
Silesian Voivodeship
Major cities: Gdańsk, Grudziądz, Toruń, Łódź, Częstochowa, Sosnowiec, Katowice, Bielsko-Biała
Highway system

National roads in Poland

DK 98 DK 2

National road 1 (Polish: Droga krajowa nr 1) is a route in the Polish national road network. The highway connects the northern and southern regions of Poland, running from Gdańsk to Cieszyn at the Czech border, traversing the Pomeranian, Kuyavian-Pomeranian, Łódź and Silesian voivodeships. National road 1 is a component of European highway E75. From Piotrków Trybunalski to Katowice, it is part of the Gierkówka route, and it has four bridges over the Vistula river.

Currently[when?], construction efforts for the A1 motorway run parallel to or along older sections of the highway. Upon the A1 motorway's completion, the current road 1 will be largely superseded.

Major cities and towns along the route[edit]

Coordinates: 52°46′14″N 18°52′46″E / 52.770495°N 18.879356°E / 52.770495; 18.879356