Świętokrzyski BridgeEdit profile
Świętokrzyski Bridge ( English: Holy Cross Bridge ) is a bridge over the Vistula river in Warsaw, Poland linking PowiÅ›le neighbourhood with Praga PóÅ‚noc district. It is a cable-stayed bridge, 479 m long, with two lanes for vehicles, a pavement and a cycle path each way. The single tower, 90 m high, located on the right (eastern) river bank, has 48 cables attached supporting the deck. Near the left (western) bank the bridge is supported by two piers. The bridge was opened on 6 October 2000 after two years' construction. The bridge's name comes from ÅšwiÄ™tokrzyska Street, which forms part of the access route from the city centre.