31 August 2020
On 17 August this year, the trams at the crossing of Dietla and Krakowska Streets, running over the Józef Piłsudski Bridge, returned to Kraków Kazimierz.
During the construction works, a defensive wall was discovered of the settlement which was on the Vistula River before the town of Kazimierz was established, but also the Gliniana Gate made of stone, otherwise known as the Krakowska Gate, which was one of the gates of the town of Kazimierz, and the abutment of the Królewski Bridge, and later its further part.
Trakcja, as part of the task, was involved in:
Project in figures:
94.6 million total value of the task in PLN,
3 km length of tracks to be replaced or rebuilt,
25,000 tonnes weight of used aggregate,
290 tonnes weight of new rails,
10,500 m2 area of under-ballast mats,
5,200 m2 area of porphyry panels,
3,200 m3 volume of concrete needed,
147.5 m length of the modernised bridge,
100,000 pieces number of rivet holes on the metal structure of the bridge,
26,000 pieces of screws,
5 km of casing pipes,
500 tonnes of abrasive (bridge steel structure cleaning)
80 tonnes of steel (replacement of corroded bridge elements)
10 tonnes of paint needed to paint the bridge.
100 tonnes of scaffolding for bridge work
8 tonnes of resins for paved paths
1.5 tonnes of sealing material
The cost of the whole project was nearly PLN 95 million.
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