Bridge across the Váh River

Completed in 2010

The Motorway D1 highway bridges the River Vah, the railway and several local highways on a 958 m long bridge. The bridge has 10 spans, eight spans are suspended on seven low pylons in the bridge axis. Both directions of the highway are carried by a single structure formed by of one-cell box girder with large overhangs supported by precast struts. The bridge was built in symmetrical cantilevers from the piers.

Structure length

958.0 m


Motorway D1, Povazska Bystrica, Slovakia

Span length

34.0 – 122.0 m

Structure type

Cable-stayed (extradosed) bridge.

Width of the superstructure

30.70 m

Scope of work

Alternative design, detailed design.


GPS: 49.1223275N, 18.4439804E
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Structure of the year 2010. ABF Slovakia, Ministry of Industry and Trade SR, Ministry of Transport SR.