Siekierkowski Bridge

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Siekierkowski Bridge
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Crosses Vistula River
Locale Warsaw  Poland
Official name Most Siekierkowski
Characteristics
Design Cable-stayed bridge
Total length 500 m (1,600 ft)
Height 90 m (300 ft)
History
Opened September 21, 2002
Statistics
Toll Free

Coordinates: 52°12′50″N 21°05′26″E / 52.213813°N 21.090538°E / 52.213813; 21.090538 Siekierkowski Bridge (Polish: Most Siekierkowski) is a bridge over the Vistula River in Warsaw, Poland,[1] connecting the Mokotów and Wawer districts.[2]

It is a cable-stayed bridge, 500 m long[1] and 33.38 m (110 ft) wide,[2] with three lanes for vehicles, a pavement and a cycle path each way.[citation needed] The structure is supported by two H-pylons,[1] 87.07 m (286 ft) high.[2] When the bridge was opened on 21 September 2002 it was the newest and southernmost of Warsaw's bridges.[citation needed]

The bridge is named after Warsaw's Siekierki district, on the west side of the Vistula River.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Watanabe, E., Frangopol, D. M., & Utsunomiya, T. (2004). Bridge maintenance, safety, management and cost: Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on bridge maintenance, safety and management, 18-22 october 2004, kyoto, japan. Taylor & Francis. Retrieved on 11 June 2012 from https://books.google.com/books?id=ZiDvMz1CIvwC&pg=PA217&dq=SiekierkowskiBridge&hl=en&sa=X&ei=XLfWT52aDsry2QXC95yBDw&ved=0CDgQ6AEwAQ
  2. ^ a b c "SB". Structurae.