Sky Bridge 721 - the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world

Velké Meziříčí – The construction was planned by the Czech company Taros Nova a.s. and hot-dip galvanized at Wiegel CZ žárové zinkování s.r.o. in 2021. The official opening to the public took place on May 13, 2022.

The “Sky Bridge 721” suspension bridge, which opened in May 2022, is currently the longest self-supporting pedestrian suspension bridge in the world. It is located in the Glatzer Snow Mountains in the Czech Republic near the vacation resort of Dolní Morava not far from the Polish border. The suspension bridge spans the Mill Valley (Mlýnské údolí) and offers breathtaking views of the Pardubice region and the Morava Valley.

The structure was planned and built by TAROS NOVA a.s. from the Czech Republic. The load-bearing parts of the steel structure were galvanized in our plant in Velké Meziříčí.

The bridge is characterized by the following impressive data:

  • 721 meter span
  • Highest point above the ground: 95 meters
  • Location 1,110 – 1,116 meters above sea level
  • 6 main suspension cables and 60 wind cables with different diameters
  • Each of the 6 main cables has a load-bearing capacity of 360 tons
  • Width of the catwalk: 1.2 meters
  • 2 years construction time

Hot-dip galvanizing: WIEGEL Feuerverzinken GmbH