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POLAND Warbud to build new Kostrzyn bridge

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Warbud is to rebuild a road bridge over the river Warta in Kostrzyn nad Odrą, close to the Polish-German border.

The project has been commissioned by Państwowe Gospodarstwo Wody Polskie [the Polish Water Board], with the support of Sweco Polska as the engineering consultant. The project is being financed by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the World Bank) and the Council of Europe Development Bank, together with the EU’s Cohesion Fund and the state budget.

The project is aimed at the flood protection of the inhabitants of the Odra basin and the upper Vistula basin and modernisation of the local road infrastructure. It is scheduled for completion in 2023.

Under the contract, Warbud will dismantle the existing road bridge and build a new structure in its place that will be 300m in length with a greater load-bearing capacity. The new bridge will be located higher above the water table, allowing larger river vessels to pass under it.

A temporary 240m long bailey bridge is to be put in place throughout the construction period to allow the continuation of the transit of traffic.

Investment costs for the project will come to around PLN 100 mln.

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