76. Baptist Bridge across the Bypass Canal 9.22.2014

Baptist (Predtechny) Bridge across the Bypass Canal 9.22.2014

Translated from Russian Wikipedia:
Baptist Bridge (Predtechny, Предтеченский мост) crosses the Bypass Canal at Dnipropetrovsk street. The name comes from Chapel of St. John the Baptist that was located nearby.

In 1887 a footbridge was built here. In 1914, the bridge was rebuilt in wood trёhprolёtny construction. The existing bridge was built between 1962-1963, the project developed by the institute "Lengiproinzhproject" EA Boltunova engineer and architect LA Noskov.

The bridge is a odnoprolёtny design made from reinforced concrete. It is designed as a monolithic reinforced concrete continuous double-hinged arch. The bridge abutments are made ​​of reinforced concrete on pile foundation. The surface is lined with pillar mounted granite facing. Asphalt covers the roadway and sidewalks, with the sidewalks arranged at a higher level the the roadway. The Bridge Railing is cast iron mounted to granite parapet abutments.

The full length of the bridge is 47.7 m. The width of the roadway is 21.0 m. The width of the sidewalks are 2 × 3,0 m.

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