In St. Petersburg at the «bridge of nonsense» already broke the limiters

© Photo : Urban network of information and mutual assistance «Megapolis»Bridge of stupidity in St. Petersburg. Archive photoIn St. Petersburg at the «bridge of nonsense» already broke the limiters© Photo : Urban network of information and mutual assistance «Megapolis»

The limiters on the bridge over the left tributary of the river Kuzminki in St. Petersburg, which is called «folly bridge» due to the fact that constantly get stuck underneath a truck, became worthless in a month after installation, announced on Friday the press-service of the Deputy of the city Parliament Alexey civileva.

Previously, the bridge was equipped with new limiters, calling attention to the permissible dimensions of vehicles. In addition, before the bridge is installed speed bumps, and applied reflective markings.

«Already on July 3 (i.e., a month after the install) was broken off the vertical part of the height limiter on the support side Lensovetovskom road. On the sixteenth of July… the wagon was broken beam on the support side Lensovetovskom and completely demolished the pillar on the street side of Work», — stated in the message.

It is also noted that Tsivilev along with public activist Oleg Lahtinen that keep an account of the «bridge of stupidity» in social networks, reported this situation to the Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Igor Albina, offering to install other types of limiters that will not allow the approaching cars to gain speed.

The bridge over the left tributary of the river Kuzminki at the intersection of Sophia street and Lensovetovskom road was built in 2009 and commissioned in 2014. The statistics for incidents with «Gazelle», not written in the vertical clearance of the passage, the bridge was the popular name of «the bridge of stupidity.» At the end of may under the bridge stuck 150 people, «Gazelle».

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