Great Bridge of Hrazdan

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Great Bridge of Hrazdan
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Great Bridge of Hrazdan
Coordinates40°11′29″N 44°28′56″E / 40.19139°N 44.48222°E / 40.19139; 44.48222
CrossesHrazdan River
LocaleYerevan
Characteristics
Total length335 m (1,099.1 ft)
Width26 m (85.3 ft)
Height60.5 m (198.5 ft)
Longest span115 m (377.3 ft)
History
Opened1956
Statistics
Daily trafficDual carriageway
Location

The Great Bridge of Hrazdan (Armenian: Հրազդանի Մեծ կամուրջ), more commonly known as Kievian Bridge (Armenian: Կիևյան կամուրջ), is an arch bridge for traffic linking across the Hrazdan River in Yerevan, Armenia. It connects the Kievian street of Arabkir district with the Leningradian street of Ajapnyak District. It was designed by architect Grigor Aghababyan and constructed between 1949 and 1956.[1][2]

The Karen Demirchyan Complex and the Tumanyan Park are located around the bridge.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bridges in Yerevan" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-06-03. Retrieved 2013-04-27.
  2. ^ "Great Bridge of Hrazdan at armmonuments.com". Archived from the original on 2018-10-07. Retrieved 2013-11-03.