Podilsko-Voskresensky Bridge

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Podilsko-Voskresensky Bridge
Подільсько-Воскресенський мостовий перехід
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Coordinates 50°28′18″N 30°32′40″E / 50.47167°N 30.54444°E / 50.47167; 30.54444
Carries Automobiles, metro
Crosses Kiev Harbour, Dnieper River, Desenka srait
Locale Kiev, Ukraine
Official name Подільсько-Воскресенський мостовий перехід
Other name(s) Podilskyi Metro Bridge
Owner Ukraine
Preceded by Podilskyi Railroad Bridge
Followed by Parkovyi Bridge
Characteristics
Design arch
Material concrete, steel
Total length 4,432.2 metres (14,541 ft)
Longest span 344 metres (1,129 ft)[1]
History
Designer Heorhiy Fuchs
Construction begin 1993
Opened construction is on hold
Statistics
Daily traffic 59,000 (estimate)

The Podilsko-Voskresenskyi Bridge (Ukrainian: Подільсько-Воскресенський мостовий перехід) or Podilskyi Metro Bridge is a combined auto-rail bridge over the Dnieper River under construction in Kiev, Ukraine.[2][3]

The two-level and 7 km (4 mi)-long bridge is intended to carry part of the future Podilsko-Voskresenska Line of the Kiev Metro and three lanes of auto traffic in both directions, connecting the central Podil neighborhood to the left-bank parts of the city. The top level of the bridge will be carrying automobile traffic, while the bottom - rail (metro) traffic.

The construction is contracted by the Kiev municipality.

Design[edit]

The bridge is located on midway between the existing automobile Moskovskyi Bridge and Parkovyi Pedestrian Bridge.

Construction progress[edit]

On November 18, 2011 a crane vessel Zakhariy LK-600 that was used for construction purposes fell in the river and broke apart. The accident destroyed the crane and polluted the Dnieper River's waters with the crane's oil and construction materials. During the accident, two other barges were damaged; the Harbour bridge was only lightly damaged.

As of December 2011, legal issues have been settled with the private owners of the land and the construction process was finally expanded to the Trukhaniv Island.

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