Ponte dei Lustraferi

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

Overview of Bridge

The Ponte dei Lustraferi was built primarily using Mattoni e Pietra d'Istria. It crosses the Rio dei Lustraferi bridging a gap which is 5.81 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 10 steps, on the south side there are 9 steps. This results in a total of 19 steps. The height of a typical step is 12 meters, the thickness of a step is about 43 centimeters, and the width of a step is about 3.36 meters.The steps are paved with Trachite. The bridge is not handicapped accessible and it does not have an additional railing. The summit is 3.36 meters wide and 3.23 meters in length for a total area of about 10.85 meters. The summit is paved with Trachite. Also, this bridge has 1 arch. The bridge's Piena railing is made of Mattoni e Pietra d'Istria and is about 34.50 meters wide is about 0.84 meters tall. Finally, the bridge protrudes 0.4 meters to the North and 0.4 meters to the South.

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History

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

�on the \Foundation Ormesini,\ at the \Bridge dell'Aseo.\ Here, as in other parts of Venice, there was a workshop by \lustraferri\ who were certain that occupavansi artisans in giving polished in irons, and especially those of the gondolas. Gradenigo it says' his' Notatori \that the more skilled blacksmith in 1760 to work in the irons of the gondolas was the\ Bridge dell'Aseo 'in S. Martial.

Location

The bridge is located at the following coordinates:

Latitude: 45.4451131° N

Longitude: 12.3300078° E

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