Novoplanovsky Bridge, Kamenetz-Podolsky

July 3, 2018

Type: Architectural object       Kind: Historical (Active)

Country: Ukraine     Region: Khmelnytsky region     Locality: Кам'янець-Подільський

Availability: State, Available for visits, Good road

In 1864, the bridge project was developed by the provincial architect – academician of architecture Alexander Peske. Construction started on June 12 (24), 1864. The construction of the bridge was monitored by engineer-captain Yakov Kostinetsky. Grand opening on January 19 (31) 1874.
The bridge was first called “New.” In 1902, the newspaper “Podolia” wrote: “The new bridge is so polluted with pus and earth, that even with a relatively small rain, impassable puddles of dirt forms on it.”
On July 3, 1941, a German bomb broke through the wooden flooring of a bridge and exploded in Smotrich. The bridge was destroyed on July 9, 1941 by the Soviet army during a retreat from the city. The destroyed Novoplanovsky Bridge is depicted in watercolor by Honored Artist of the USSR, Vitaly Davidov (1945). The bridge was restored in 1947 – 1949.
In October 2005, the reconstruction of the bridge began and on May 18, 2006 it was solemnly opened.

Taken from Wikipedia

P.S. Now (in 2018) the bridge looks much more well-groomed and tidy.



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Olga Dzyuba
Odessa, UA

Hello! My name is Olga, nice to meet you! In this blog, I am talking about our travels to beautiful and unusual places in Ukraine and beyond. Well and the history of these places. I sincerely believe that it is possible to find something interesting anywhere - just look at the outside world from different angles)))

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