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Bridges of St. Petersburg

Through rivers and canals of St. Petersburg perebrosali more than 340 bridges.

Many of St. Petersburg bridge thrown across small, medium and big Neva, have an adjustable mechanism that is divorced. In order not to create a nuisance most of the population, the bridges in St. Petersburg bred late at night and only in the warm season. As a rule, the beginning of the season of bridges breeding lasts from the beginning to the end of river navigation. River navigation in St. Petersburg begins on April 30 and ends on 30 November. The current schedule of drawing bridges is in The schedule of drawing bridges in St. Petersburg.

On this page of the site are photos of the most popular bridges of St. Petersburg with the description and specifications.

Alexander Nevsky Bridge

Photo of Alexander Nevsky Bridge

Photo of Alexander Nevsky Bridge

Year of construction: 1959 - 1965

The bridge is 629 meters

Bridge Width: 35 meters

Description: The question about the construction of the bridge rose when it became necessary to solve transportation problem and to connect Malaya Okhta with bolschoy ground. Built by the architect and designer AV Beetle. Alexander Nevsky Bridge is a drawbridge and is located a few meters from Alexander Nevsky Square Metro.

Anichkov bridge

Photo of Anichkov bridge

Photo of Anichkov bridge

Established: 1715

Length of the bridge: 54.6 m

Bridge Width: 37.9 meters

Description: The first wooden bridge in this location was built in 1715 by architect MO Anichkov. In 1841 it was reconstructed. In the years 1849-1850 in the four points of the bridge were installed work PK Klodt - sculpture "The Taming of the horse." On the pedestal is a memorial plaque that tells about the enemy fire during the Great Patriotic War with preserved fragments of traces. Anichkov Bridge (not adjustable) thrown across the Fontanka River and is located between the metro station Mayakovskaya and Gostiny Dvor.

Birgevoy bridge

Photo of Birgevoy bridge up

Photo of Birgevoy bridge

Years of construction: 1893 - 1894

The bridge is 239 meters

Bridge Width: 27 meters

Description: This image of the bridge gained in 1960. Most have tried to do as much as possible like a palace. For this purpose it was decided to fill the shallow waters of the Neva River, from which the length of the bridge has decreased by almost 100 meters. On both sides of the bridge are installed cast iron grates with the image of Neptune. Exchange is an adjustable bridge and connects the Vasilyevsky Island with the Petrograd side, located near the metro station Vasileostrovskaya and Sport.

Blagovewenskiy bridge

Photo of Blagovewenskiy bridge

Photo of Blagovewenskiy bridge

Years of construction: 1843 - 1850

The bridge is 331 meters

Bridge Width: 37 meters

Description: The Annunciation, now Lieutenant Schmidt Bridge, was the first in St. Petersburg, the bridge across the Neva. Bridge several times changed his name and underwent reconstruction. Expansion of the roadway and carrying an adjustable support at the center took place in 1930. Annunciation Bridge, a drawbridge connects the Vasilyevsky Island and St Petersburg center.

Petr's Bridge

Photo of Petr's bridge

Photo of Petr's bridge

Years of construction: 1909 - 1911

The bridge is 335 meters

Bridge Width: 23.5 meters

Description: The bridge was built under the guidance of engineer GG Krivoshein and architect VP Apyshkova. Between razvodnogo spans two stone towers were built lighthouse. The towers are mechanisms breeding bridge. From the bridge panoramic view of the Smolny Cathedral. Bolsheokhtinsky bridge is located in the east central part of St. Petersburg and thrown across the Neva River in the area of Big Ohta.

Big cable-stayed bridge Obukhov

Photo of Big cable-stayed bridge Obukhov

Photo of Big cable-stayed bridge Obukhov

Years of construction: 2001 - 2007

Bridge Length: 2824 meters

Bridge Width: 30 meters

Description: The height at which there is a roadway bridge Obukhov in relation to the surface of the Neva River - 30 meters. Cable-stayed bridge is an integral part of the Ring Road of St. Petersburg. Across the bridge organized by the continuous movement, the height of the bridge enough to pass under it arbitrarily large ships, so Obukhov Bridge made no drawbridge.

Volodarskiy bridge

Photo of Volodarskiy bridge

Photo of Volodarskiy bridge

Years of construction: 1932 - 1936

Bridge length: 325.24 meters

Bridge Width: 36.8 meters

Description: The bridge was named after a public figure in the October Revolution MM Volodarsky. During World War II the bridge was carried out transfer of rolling stock from one bank to another. Currently Volodarsky Bridge connects the left and right bank of the Neva, Ivanovskaya and Narodnaya street. It has a mechanism of bridges breeding and every night during the navigation of the river is diluted.

Grenaderskiy bridge

Photo of Grenaderskiy bridge

Photo of Grenaderskiy bridge

Years of construction: 1904 - 1905

The bridge is 218 meters

Bridge Width: 27 meters

Description: Grenadier bridge named in honor of Grenadier Regiment, whose barracks were in the mouth of the river Karpovka. Grenadiers were active participants in the uprising of the Decembrists in 1825. In 1971, the bridge was given a modern look with 3 spans. Grenadier drawbridge connects the Petrograd and the Vyborg side.

Palace bridge

Photo of Palace bridge

Photo of Palace bridge

Years of construction: 1912 - 1917

The bridge is 260 meters

Bridge Width: 27.8 meters

Description: The most complex technical execution of the bridge in St. Petersburg, as the construction of the bridge should not have to break the cultural ensemble of the historic city center. Now dvuhkrylaya central bascule Palace Bridge is one of the attractions of St. Petersburg. Palace Bridge connects Vasilievsky Island and the center of St. Petersburg.

Kantemirovsky bridge

Photo of Kantemirosvky bridge

Photo of Kantemirosvky bridge

Years of construction: 1979 - 1982

The bridge is 312 meters

Bridge Width: 31 meters

Description: The bridge was designed by two engineers Leningrad BN Brudno and BB Levin. The bridge connects the prospectus Medics and Kantemirovskaya street, in whose honor and named. Kantemirovsky Avenue bridge connects Medics on the Petrograd side with Kantemir street on the Vyborg Side, it is a drawbridge.

Liteyniy bridge

Photo of Liteyniy bridge

Photo of Liteyniy bridge

Years of construction: 1875 - 1879

The bridge is 396 meters

Bridge Width: 34 meters

Description: Foundry Bridge designed by the military engineer AE Struve. The second bridge across the Neva in St. Petersburg. The name changed several times, but in the end remained the same after the cast house, located on the left bank of the Neva in the late XIX century. Foundry Bridge is the link between Liteiny Avenue and the street Academician Lebedev near the Finland Station. When planning your route in St. Petersburg, it is worth remembering that the Foundry bridge is a drawbridge.

Sampsonievsky bridge

Photo of Sampsonievsky bridge

Photo of Sampsonievsky bridge

Years of construction: 1955 - 1957

The bridge is 215 meters

Bridge Width: 27.7 meters

Description: The bridge is called in honor of St. Sampson Cathedral. Since 1806 up to the beginning of XX century on the site functioned wooden bridge, which was later dismantled. It was only in 1957 by the engineer V. Demchenko bridge was built again in a modern guise. Sampson drawbridge thrown across most Nevku in the southernmost tip of the Petrograd and the Vyborg side.

Troicky bridge

Photo of Troicky bridge

Photo of Troicky bridge

Years of construction: 1897 - 1903

Bridge Length: 578.3 meters

Bridge Width: 23.6 meters

Description: For the construction of the bridge were brought architects and craftsmen from France. The name of the bridge was in honor of the Holy Trinity Cathedral, which was destroyed in 1932. Bridge in its history, was named in honor of Generalissimo AV Suvorov, later in honor of SM Kirov. In 1991, the bridge was returned to his native name. Troitsky bridge connects Kamennoostrovsky Avenue near the Peter and Paul Fortress with Suvorov area near the location of the popular attractions of St. Petersburg. Do not go on a spree: Trinity Bridge bred at the appointed hour, you can not catch!

Tuchkov bridge

Photo of Tuchkov bridge

Photo of Tuchkov bridge

Years of construction: 1962 - 1965

The bridge is 312 meters

Bridge Width: 31 meters

Description: The project involved construction of the bridge and Leningrad engineers VV Demcheno and BB Levin. The bridge has a span 3, connects Vasilevsky Island and the Petrograd side. "Petrovsky" stadium is located on the north-east of the bridge. Tuchkov Bridge - the most northern drawbridge Vasilevsky Island, connects it to the Petrograd side.

Finland bridge in Saint-Petersburg

Photo of Finland bridge in Saint-Petersburg

Photo of Finland bridge in Saint-Petersburg

Years of construction: 1910 - 1912

The bridge is 1139 meters

Bridge Width: 44.7 meters

Description: only in St. Petersburg railroad drawbridge. Any movement of vehicles and pedestrians is prohibited for him. Bridge 2 has the route for trains.

 
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