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Old Sandomierz Bridge

General Information

Completion: 1953
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Deck truss bridge
Continuous truss bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge


Location: , ,
  • Vistula River
Next to: New Sandomierz Bridge (2011)
Coordinates: 50° 40' 27.22" N    21° 45' 25.36" E
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Technical Information


length 456 m


piers reinforced concrete
truss steel


The Sandomierz Bridge was opened in 1953, almost same time as the Gora Kalwaria Bridge - and two resemble one another very much. Length 456 m. The bridge does not sit on any major transit route, though may be used for some limited transit. The traffic at times is quite intense, though mostly local. The bridge offers very nice view over a medieval town of Sandomierz, itself a lovely place to visit. Historically in Little Poland, now in-between the voivodships of Swietokrzyskie (left bank) and Podkarpackie (right bank). Probably the last bridge before Vistula takes shape of a big river. A publicly accessible footpath goes below the road surface.



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