Podul Grant

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Remains of the old bridge.
Podul Grant, as seen from Crângaşi toward Ion Mihalache Blvd.

Podul Grant (Grant Bridge) is a bridge for motorway and lightrail in Bucharest, Romania. It is named after Effingham Grant, the British consul in Bucharest in the mid-19th century. Initially, the bridge was made of steel, and opened in 1910. In the late 1970s, it was remade from concrete. Since then, a number of maintenance and modernisation projects have been executed.

The bridge is passed by a tram way (line 41), which was upgraded while Traian Băsescu was mayor, becoming the first lightrail line in Bucharest.

Today, the bridge connects Crângași Square with Turda Street, crossing West-East over Giulești Boulevard, the railroads and Griviţa Boulevard. It is one of the symbols of the football club Rapid Bucureşti, its stadium being located right by the bridge.

Coordinates: 44°27′19.39″N 26°3′41.54″E / 44.4553861°N 26.0615389°E / 44.4553861; 26.0615389