Ponte S. Andrea

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

Overview of Bridge

The Ponte S. Andrea was built primarily using Mattoni e Pietra d'Istria. It crosses the Rio de S. Andrea bridging a gap which is 9.03 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 9 steps, on the south side there are 12 steps. This results in a total of 21 steps. The height of a typical step is 11 meters, the thickness of a step is about 43 centimeters, and the width of a step is about 2.39 meters.The steps are paved with Pietra d'Istria e Asfalto. The bridge is not handicapped accessible and it does not have an additional railing. The summit is 2.39 meters wide and 2.29 meters in length for a total area of about 5.47 meters. The summit is paved with Asfalto. Also, this bridge has 1 arch. The bridge's Piena railing is made of Mattoni, Intonaco e Pietra d'Istria and is about 24.00 meters wide is about 0.88 meters tall. Finally, the bridge protrudes 0 meters to the North and 0 meters to the South.

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History

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

�to S. Sofia, at the \Ruga dei Due Pozzi.\ From houses that possessed the nuns of S. Andrea di Venezia, one of which is carved above the apostle repeatedly S. Andrea. We find in the conditions of 1582, the rents used to be collected by the \Reverend Mothers of St. Andrea 'for houses located in S. Sofia, \zoso the bridge of Ruga Do Pozzi,\ ascended to a total of 86 ducats.

Location

The bridge is located at the following coordinates:

Latitude: 45.4423479° N

Longitude: 12.3365611° E

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