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The bridge near Olgin pond

Russia, Saint Petersburg
The bridge near Olgin pond

Category: Pedestrian Bridges

Bridge width: 2 m

River Barrier: The Samsonievsky Canal

Overall length: 10.4 m

Opened in: 1982

Purpose: Pedestrian Bridges

Bridge data

The bridge over the Samsonievsky Canal is located near Olgin Pond in Peterhof. This is a single-span metal beam structure with metal welded railings. The sidewalk is made of reinforced concrete slabs.

The bridge is located in the vicinity of the south-western part of Olgin Pond and provides a passage through the territory of Kolonistsky Park in the area bounded by Razvodnaya Street and Borodacheva Street.

Bridge history

The bridge was built in 1982 by the efforts of Lenmosttrest SSBEE. The project documents were developed by the design department of Lenmosttrest. The temporary bridge crossing was at the place before.

Additional information

Olgin Pond in Kolonistsky Park of Peterhof is an architectural monument of federal importance. The Olginsky Canal connects it to the upstream ponds that feed the water both to Olgin pond and the Peterhof fountains.

In parallel of the Olginsky Canal to the west of it Samsonievsky Canal, on the bottom of which two cast-iron pipes are laid, is located. There is also a bridge of similar design, the construction of which was carried out simultaneously with the Bridge over the Olginsky Canal. The Samsonievsky Canal and the Olginsky Canal with water conduits and other facilities are protected by the state as an architectural and engineering monuments of the XVIII-XIX centuries, those supply water to the world-famous Peterhof fountains.