Ponte del Ravano

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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 del Ravano was built primarily using Mattoni, Intonaco e Pietra d'Istria. It crosses the Rio de S.Maria Mater Domini bridging a gap which is 4.83 meters. The bridge is not a crooked bridge. On the northern side of the bridge is the sestiere of Santa Croce and on the southern side is also Santa Croce .There are 2 ramps. On the north side there are 12 steps, on the south side there are 12 steps. This results in a total of 24 steps. The height of a typical step is 11.5 meters, the thickness of a step is about 40.5 centimeters, and the width of a step is about 1.4 meters.The steps are paved with Asfalto. The bridge is not handicapped accessible and it does not have an additional railing. The summit is 2.3 meters wide and 2.45 meters in length for a total area of about 5.64 meters. The summit is paved with Asfalto. Also, this bridge has 1 arch. The bridge's Piena railing is made of Mattoni e Pietra d'Istria and is about 24.00 meters wide is about 0.94 meters tall. Finally, the bridge protrudes 0 meters to the North and 0 meters to the South.


History

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

�to Sant'Eustacchio. Errs in stating that the Gallicciolli had no existence in Venice Ravano any family. We had instead thereof more than one family of this name, including one well-known that cultivated the art of printing in the sixteenth century, and that we believe in fact have given the name all'indicate locations. We find Peter Ravano, Brescia, printer in 1516, a Vettor Ravano q. Peter Printer, under the banner of the Siren, in 1531, as well as the heirs of Peter Ravano in 1546. A \Rughetta of Ravano\ there is also in Rialto, at St. Sylvester. A 'Gasparo Ravano sartor \in Rialto, presented the notification of its assets in 1537.

Location

The bridge is located at the following coordinates:

Latitude: 45.4404501° N

Longitude: 12.3313099° E

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