Moscow Bridge

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A panoramic view of the Moscow bridge (right) and the Millennium Bridge (left)

The Moscow Bridge (Montenegrin: Moskovski most Московски мост) is a pedestrian bridge that spans the river Morača in Podgorica, the capital city of Montenegro.[1]

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The metal construction of the bridge was a gift by the city of Moscow to the people of Montenegro.[2] It's 105 meters long, and its construction costed around 2,2 million Euros. It was officially opened on December 19, 2008, by the Montenegrin president Filip Vujanović, the Mayor of Podgorica Miomir Mugoša and Alexey Alexandrov, head of the Central Administrative Okrug of Moscow.

Construction[edit]

Moskovski bridge connects the Hercegovačka street with the monument to Vladimir Visotsky, a famous Soviet singer, songwriter, poet, and actor. The main project was designed by the Russian Giprostroymost Institute, with help of the Faculty of Civil Engineering of Podgorica. It was built by Energomash from Belgorod, Russia, Intermost from Belgrade, Serbia and Bomanite from Budva, Montenegro.[3]

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Coordinates: 42°26′39″N 19°15′28″E / 42.4441°N 19.2579°E / 42.4441; 19.2579