Bridge across the Elbe River

Completed in 1987

The cable-stayed bridge with three spans is formed by a box girder, which is assembled from precast segments and additionally cast overhangs supported by precast struts. The girder is suspended on two single pylons situated in the bridge axis.

Structure length

253 m


Motorway D11, Podebrady, Czech Republic

Span length

61.6 + 123.2 + 61.6 m

Structure type

Cable-stayed bridge.

Width of the superstructure

32.70 m

Scope of work

Design: Design office of Dopravni stavby Olomouc.

Jiri Strasky: Author of design, chief design engineer.

Ilja Husty: Project engineer.


GPS: 50.1183595N, 15.1600611E
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Award for Outstanding Structures 1990 – special mentioned. FIP (Federation Internationale de la Precontrainte), XI Congress in Hamburg, Germany 1990.