Ponte Corrente

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Basic Information
Bridge Code
Zucchetta Number
Canal Crossed
Handicapped Accessible?
Length (m)
Width (m)
Minimum Height (m)
Latitude (°)
Longitude (°)
Private
Crooked Bridge?

Overview of Bridge

The Ponte Corrente was built primarily using Mattoni e Pietra d'Istria. It crosses the Rio de S. Andrea bridging a gap which is 7.24 meters. The bridge is not a crooked bridge. On the northern side of the bridge is the sestiere of Cannaregio and on the southern side is also Cannaregio .There are 2 ramps. On the north side there are 11 steps, on the south side there are 10 steps. This results in a total of 13 steps. The height of a typical step is 14 meters, the thickness of a step is about 41 centimeters, and the width of a step is about 1.8 meters.The steps are paved with Trachite e Pietra d'Istria. The bridge is not handicapped accessible and it does not have an additional railing. The summit is 1.82 meters wide and 2.48 meters in length for a total area of about 4.51 meters. The summit is paved with Trachite. Also, this bridge has 1 arch. The bridge's Piena railing is made of Mattoni, Intonaco e Pietra d'Istria and is about 26.00 meters wide is about 0.77 meters tall. Finally, the bridge protrudes 0.2 meters to the North and 0.2 meters to the South.

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History

The following is any history we have regarding the bridge's origins:

to S. Sofia. Are in Estimi called \Calli Currents\ those which, straightforwardly, or desertions, drive to a certain point. Formerly in the same parish of St. Sofia there were the \Current at Calle Ca 'd'Oro,\ and \Calle Corrente to the Church.\ This we are talking about was called \Calle Field Current dell'Erba,\ because of its proximity to the field of that name. It communicated the appellation to the next bridge.

Location

The bridge is located at the following coordinates:

Latitude: 45.4425631° N

Longitude: 12.3357777° E

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