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(Serbian: Мост слободе or Most slobode) is a Cable-stayed bridge on the Danube river in Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia. The bridge was built in 1981 and destroyed during NATO bombardment on April 4, 1999. It was rebuilt 2003-2005 and reopened on October 7, 2005. The bridge was designed by Nikola Hajdin
Place: Novi Sad, Serbia
Construction period: 2002 - 2005
Type of construction: main brigde cable stayed bridge, approach bridges as steel composite bridges
Construction weight: 4.464 t
Total length: 1311 m
Varadin Bridge (Serbian: Varadinski most or Варадински мост) is a bridge on the Danube river in Novi Sad, Serbia. The bridge was built in 2000, after the previous bridge at this location was destroyed during NATO bombardment on April 1, 1999.
Varadinski as the name used for several Danube bridges, temporarily constructed between Novi Sad and Petrovaradin.
It was built 1921-1928 to place before the First World War was planned to build a permanent bridge. First was destroyed in 1941 when the Yugoslav Army it is mined to prevent the invasion of the Germans. It was later rebuilt by the Germans who destroyed it in 1944, when they are withdrawn.
This bridge is the first bridge, rebuilt after World War II. Renovated in 1945, and the construction of Zhezheљev bridge, on it there and rails. He has a lattice structure.In 1999 should be increased height, but on April 1, 1999, NATO aircraft destroyed it.
Immediately after NATO's aggression began construction of a new bridge. At the end of 1999 removed the remains of the old bridge and the beginning of 2000 workers from Nis MIN work around the clock in Novi Sad to build the bridge. Opened in September 2000. When opening is named "Varadinska arc", but later the name was changed to Varadinski bridge.
The bridge is located on the Corridor X and represents one of the most important object efficient trafficflows in Novi Sad and throughout Serbia. New Žeželj Bridge will be built on the original route and on the existing central foundation. It will be 474 meters long with two connected steel arch of 180 and 220 meters. According to the preliminary design, the width of the bridge will be 31.6 meters and it will have two rail tracks, two road lanes and two pedestrian-bicycle paths.
Construction of the bridge, total value of 60 million EUR, will be financed partly from European Unionfunds (30 million EUR), partly from the budget of Vojvodina (20 million EUR) and the budget of theCity of Novi Sad (10 million EUR).
On August 10th 2010 a tender for the construction work for road-rail bridge over the Danube in Novi Sad was published, in the area of collapsed Žeželj bridge, with purpose of planning and construction of the new Žeželj bridge and removal of the existing temporary bridge. The deadline for completion is 32 months.
Žeželjev bridge had to be ready in June 2015, but the new completion date is in 2017.
Construction site of Žeželj bridge in Novi Sad - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YX8RXrYaiPU