Trinity Bridge

Trinity Bridge – St. Petersburg, Russia

Trinity Bridge (Russian: Troitskiy Most) is a bascule bridge across the Neva in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It connects Kamennoostrovsky Prospect with Suvorovskaya Square. It was the third permanent bridge across the Neva, built between 1897 and 1903 by the French firm Société de Construction des Batignolles. It is 582 meters long and 23.6 meters wide. The bridge takes its name from the Old Trinity Cathedral which used to stand at its northern end. In the 20th century it was known as Equality Bridge (1918-1934) and Kirovsky Bridge (1934-1999). The design of the central spans, in which single uncut girders bridge…