Stone Bridge, Riga

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Stone Bridge

Akmens tilts
Riga Petrikirche Blick vom Turm auf die Daugava 1.JPG
Coordinates56°56′40″N 24°06′04″E / 56.9445°N 24.1011°E / 56.9445; 24.1011Coordinates: 56°56′40″N 24°06′04″E / 56.9445°N 24.1011°E / 56.9445; 24.1011
CrossesDaugava
LocaleRiga, Latvia
Other name(s)Until 1992 October bridge[1]
Characteristics
Materialsteel
Total length503 meters
Width27 meters
History
Construction start1955
Opened1957

Stone Bridge (Latvian: Akmens tilts) is a bridge in Riga. It was called the October Bridge (Oktobra tilts) until 1992.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Riga getting two 'new' bridges". Public Broadcasting of Latvia. August 20, 2014. Retrieved October 9, 2014. while the Stone Bridge (Akmens tilts) was re-christened in 1992, changing its name from the October Bridge.