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The Mánes Bridge in Prague / Mánesuv most v Praze
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
N 50° 05.370 E 014° 24.755
33U E 457979 N 5548747
Quick Description: The Mánes Bridge (In Czech: Mánesuv most), connecting Palach Square in Old Town and Klárov in Lesser Town, provides a stunning low-angle view of the Prague Castle especially at night...
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 4/24/2009 2:58:07 AM
Waymark Code: WM68MJ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 256

Long Description:

Construction of the bridge started in 1914 and finished in 1916. Its length is 186 meters and width is 16 meters. Construction materials are concrete and reinforced concrete (arches). The originally paved roadway was changed to asphalt one after 1960.

It is probably only Cubistic style bridge in the world). It is used by tramways, cars and pedestrians.

Length of bridge: 186

Height of bridge: 12

What type of traffic does this bridge support?: tramways, motor vehicles and pedestrians.

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
river Vltava (Moldau)

Date constructed: 1914-1916

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Na Klárově

Prague, Czech Republic

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