Solidarity Bridge

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Solidarity Bridge
Most Solidarności w Płocku 4040.jpg
Coordinates 52°31′18″N 19°43′39″E / 52.521667°N 19.7275°E / 52.521667; 19.7275Coordinates: 52°31′18″N 19°43′39″E / 52.521667°N 19.7275°E / 52.521667; 19.7275
Carries 4 lanes (motor vehicles) of two national roads: national road no. 60 and national road no. 62
Pedestrians and cyclists
Crosses Vistula River
Locale Płock, Mazovia
 Poland
Official name Most Solidarności
Maintained by General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways
Characteristics
Design Cable-stayed bridge
Material Steel
2 Pylons: steel
Total length 1,712 metres (5,617 ft) m (1.064 mi)
Width 27.5 metres (90 ft)
Height 63.7 metres (209 ft) (pylons)
Longest span 375 metres (1,230 ft)
No. of spans 5
Piers in water 2
Clearance below 12 metres (39 ft) (at the normal level of the river)
History
Designer Nikola Hajdin
Bratislav Stipanić
Józef Krawczyk
Construction start 29 July 2002
Construction end 13 October 2007
Opened 13 October 2007
Statistics
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Solidarity Bridge is located in Poland
Solidarity Bridge

The Solidarity Bridge (Polish: Most Solidarności) is a cable-stayed bridge over the Vistula River in Płock, Poland, being in a sequence of two national roads: national road no. 60 and national road no. 62.

The main span of the Solidarity Bridge is 375 metres long. The main span is one of the longest in the world among cable stayed bridges with cables located in single plane. At the same time, it is the longest span in the world among cable stayed bridges with a fixed-in deck pylon.

The main span of the Solidarity Bridge is the longest span in Poland and this part of Europe.

The Solidarity Bridge in Płock is largest and longest cable-stayed bridge in Poland at 615 metres long.

History[edit]

The Bridge was built from July 2002 till October 2007 and opened on 13 October 2007.[1]

Scheme of the Solidarity Bridge in Płock[edit]

  • Scheme of the Solidarity Bridge in Płock

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Jan, Bliszczuk (2007). Podwieszony most przez Wisłę w Płocku (Cable-stayed bridge across the Vistula in Płock) (in Polish). Wrocław: Dolnośląskie Wydawnictwo Edukacyjne. ISBN 978-83-7125-155-9. 

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