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Wyszogród Bridge

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General Information

Beginning of works: 1996
End of works: 1999
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Box girder bridge
Haunched girder bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Wyszogród, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland
Crosses:
  • Vistula River

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 100 m
total length 1 200 m
deck deck width 12.37 m
main bridge
length 550 m

Quantities

structural steel 2 300 t + 1 700 t

Cost

cost of construction Polish Zloty 80 000 000

Materials

girders steel

Notes

The Wyszogród Bridge is among the youngest ones (1999) across Vistula. It is the longest bridge crossing Vistula (1200 m), though not the longest of all the bridges ever existing over Vistula. Located not only over Vistula, but also over a small lagoon at the convergence of Bzura River and Vistula. The bridge replaced the old one, the longest European wooden bridge, located ca 1 km up the river (unfortunately dismantled, since it posed a hazard during the ice periods). Together with the Czerniewice Bridge it has the deck located highest above the water surface. Almost exclusively transit traffic. Along the Knibawa Bridge the only huge bridge over Vistula which is not illuminated.

Participants

Main contractor

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20006995
  • Date created
    01/12/2002
  • Last Update
    22/07/2014