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Zhernovsky Bridge

Russia, Saint Petersburg
Zhernovsky Bridge

Category: Pedestrian Bridges

Overall length: 25 m

River Barrier: The Lubja River

Architect: W.I. Feldman

Opened in: 1930 (wooden), 1989 (metal)

Purpose: Pedestrian Bridges

Bridge width: 2.25 m

Zhernovsky Bridge (former 2nd Luppovsky Bridge) is built over the Lubja (Luppa) River and is in alignment of the 2nd Zhernovskaya Street (at dead-end street).

The 2nd Zhernovskaya Street is the street in Krasnogvardeysky District of Saint Petersburg. It passes from the Lubja River to Irinovsky Prospect, from the west to the east, in parallel to Ryaboskoye Highway and adjacents to Krasin Street.

Lubja is the river in Leningrad Region, the left confluent of the Okhta River. The Lubja River length is 26 km. The river flows through Ozerki District, then through the entire Vsevolozhsky District. Downstream of the current within Saint Petersburg it flows through Rzhevka District. Within Saint Petersburg the river is named Luppa.

The wooden pedestrian bridge was built there in 1930. It was under the jurisdiction of the district, and then the bridge was put on to Lenmosttrest books. The bridge was built at the request of the residents of areas located near the bridge.

In 1978, under the project of Lenmosttrest, the bridge was rebuilt in a two-span wooden simple bridge with a metal superstructure. The length of the bridge was 25 meters, width - 2.25 meters.

In 1989, under the project of engineer of V.I. Feldman of Trest Design and Construction Bureau, the bridge was rebuilt in a two-span metal simple bridge.

The span consisted of metal welded I-beams. The bridge abutments and supports are reinforced concrete with capping.

The bridge asphalt concrete pavement on metal slab was laid on the sidewalk. The bridge length and width remained unchanged.

The railings were metal welded ones of a simple pattern.

The bridge was built by efforts of Specialized Installation and Maintenance Directorate under supervision of N.G. Karamyshev. Head V.M. Zaitsev of the Operation Department exercised technical supervision of the work.