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4th bridge on grand canal
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Calatrava bridge under Rialto

On the night between 27 and 28 July, 2007.... After years of expectations, mistakes, problems and delays, it is going to happen!

We will have a 4th Bridge over the Grand Canal.

In a busy night a lot of people watching the first two pieces of the Bridge passing (it has no name yet). It will be set up linking Piazzale Roma, bus station and car parking lots, with the train station. The utility of the thing, even if not so clear at a first sight, is enormous. The clear benefit is for people living and working in Santa Marta and Dorsoduro area, where the main and newest university buildings are, cutting out the long and hard walk, with Scalzi Bridge climbing... usually a long and frustrating run, if you live or work outside Venice, and you have to catch that train...

The yet unseen benefit will be in the optic of changing Piazzale Roma access and rules for cars and public transport, and in a requalifying project for the whole area.

All operations were conducted smoothly and slowly to avoid any contact with Rialto Bridge or other treasures of our incredible City.

Here are the details, on the municipal website.

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