Italian Bridge, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

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Italian Bridge
Итальянский мост

Italian bridge,
Crosses Griboyedov Canal
Locale Saint Petersburg
Design Arch Bridge
Total length 19.66 m
Width 3 m
Opening date 1896 (wooden), 1968
The Italian Bridge (Russian: Италья́нский мост) is the bridge across the Griboedov Canal in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is a single span, steel, pedestrian bridge next to Italian street (hence the name). The bridge's length is 19.66 meters, the width is 3 meters.

Italian bridge railing
The bridge was built in 1896 in the place of a boat ferry as a single span wooden bridge which connected Big and Little Italian streets. The engineer L.N. Kolpitsin was author of the project. The novelty at the time was use of xilolit plates as a paving material. In 1902 the bridge was rebuilt for the first time, and around 1911-1912 it was rebuilt again.
After quarter of century, in 1937 the bridge went through the capital reconstruction, in order to fit two termal pipes into it. In 1955 during the renovation of Griboedov Canal embankments the bridge was completely rebuit again. Since then it has its modern look.
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Latitudine: 59° 56' 18" N, Longitudine: 30° 19' 39" E see »

Luogo: город Санкт-Петербург, Russian Federation

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