Ponte Rosso

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

Overview of Bridge

The Ponte Rosso was built primarily using Pietra d'Istria. It crosses the Rio del Tentor bridging a gap which is 12.77 meters. The bridge is not a crooked bridge. On the northern side of the bridge is the sestiere of Dorsoduro and on the southern side is also Dorsoduro .There are 2 ramps. On the north side there are 8 steps, on the south side there are 10 steps. This results in a total of 18 steps. The height of a typical step is 14 meters, the thickness of a step is about 49 centimeters, and the width of a step is about 3.27 meters.The steps are paved with Trachite. The bridge is not handicapped accessible and it does not have an additional railing. The summit is 3.27 meters wide and 4.98 meters in length for a total area of about 16.28 meters. The summit is paved with Trachite. Also, this bridge has 1 arch. The bridge's Vuoto Decorato railing is made of Metallo e Pietra d'Istria and is about 4.00 meters wide is about 0.79 meters tall. Finally, the bridge protrudes 1.4 meters to the North and 1.2 meters to the South.


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

�Carmini. The \Red Bridge\ glue subsequent foundation acquired its name from the primitive color of the walls. Other bridges of Venice had for the same cause the same appellation.


The bridge is located at the following coordinates:

Latitude: 45.4348183° N

Longitude: 12.3200733° E

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