Bagration Bridge

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Coordinates: 55°44′54″N 37°32′32″E / 55.74833°N 37.54222°E / 55.74833; 37.54222

Bagration bridge
Bagration bridge at night

Bagration Bridge is a bridge spanning the Moscow River in Moscow. It connects Tower 2000 to the main Moscow International Business Centre. The bridge was opened in September 1997 to celebrate Moscow's 850th anniversary of its founding. It is named after the Russian-Georgian Napoleonic general Pyotr Bagration.

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Bagration Bridge has a length of 214 metres and a width of 16 metres. It stands 13 metres above the river. Supporting pillars in reinforced concrete, bearing structure made of steel. Lower gallery realised in curved compact polycarbonate sheet, double wall and aluminium profiles. Upper gallery in double wall glass. Realised in 1996 by Caoduro S.p.a. - Italy (Polycarbonate, aluminium and glass parts). It has two levels.

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