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Accademia bridge

Taking the vaporetto at San Marco landing stage, Accademia Bridge will be the first bridge on the Gran Canal. During the nineteenth century, the bridge was different and made with iron.

In the first period of the twentieth century and the possibility to dispose of different technologies and materials, was announced a competition to build a new bridge in front of Accademia Gallery.

Winner project by Torres and Briazza (1933) was never realized but as the bridge was essential in this part of the Gran Canal was built the actual bridge that should have been temporary.

Engineer Miozzi (who worked a lot in Venice during the first part of twentieth century), realized a structure that first was maded with wood and later was reinforced with steel loosing its main peculiarity.

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