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Name Ponte della Costituzione, Ponte di Calatrava, il Quarto Ponte sul Canal Grande, Venice
Owner Municipality of Venice
Design S. Calatrava
Where Venice, Italy
Latitude N 45 26' 20"
Longitude W 12 19' 10"
When August 2008
Why Crosses Grand Canal
Links railway station (Stazione Santa Lucia) on north side with Piazzale Roma where cars and buses arrive on south side
Overall type Shallow arch truss
Width 17.68 m to 9.38 m.
Length 94 m.
Main span 81 m.
Clearance 7 m. at high tide
Materials Truss: steel
Deck: concrete and glass
Parapet: glass
Abutment: reinforced concrete
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