Construction of the S8 road
Modernization consisted of extending the road according to local conditions by one lane in each direction.
Generalna Dyrekcja Dróg Krajowych i Autostrad
Transprojekt – Warszawa Sp. Z o o.
07/2013 – 10/2015
The expressway project located near the centre of Warsaw saw the reconstruction and extension of a section of the expressway passing through the city and included 59 engineering objects, of which there were 46 bridges, including the650 m long General Stefan Grot-Rowecki Bridge over the Vistula River. The expressway is connected to the local network using, among other things, extremely complex road interchanges. Extensive noise measures were also taken.
Project in Numbers
- 4,6 km Length of Main Route
- 5 Number of Interchanges
- 59 – Number of Building Objects
- 46.19 m – Width of Grot Bridge
- 5,074 t – Amount of Steel Used
- 65,000 m3– Amount of Concrete Laid
- 9,600 t – Weight of Reinforcement Used
Exceptionality of the structure
The bridge serves not only for transport, but also for water mains and steam pipelines, and is located in the Natura 2000 protected area. In the urban environment, apart from relocations and modernization of utility networks, bike paths, noise attenuation walls, public transport facilities and traffic light signals, the environmental requirements were also taken into account.
Check out other reference structures from the field of Roads and Bridges
Prague, Prague City Circle
This combined bridge of road and city rail transit as part of the Blanka tunnel complex also carries pedestrians and cyclists across the Vltava River and connects the Prague city districts of Holešovice and Troja.
Stulecia Niepodległości Double-leaf Bascule Bridge
Sobieszewo – Poland
The construction of a five-field bridge structure over the River Martwa Wisla