Kyiv pedestrian bridge stood because it was made from Azovstal steel

Kyiv pedestrian bridge stood because it was made from Azovstal steel

Volodymdrskyi Bridge in Kyiv before/after Russia's missile strike.  

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On Oct. 10, Russia hit Volodymyrskyi Bridge with missile, but it stood.

According to Metinvest media, 700 tons of steel in the construction of Volodymyrskyi Bridge was used. S420 NL1 plates with a thickness of 8 to 55 mm were produced at Azovstal in Mariupol.

From the side, the bridge resembles a ribbon frozen in the air, resting on the Kyiv hills. This elegance is emphasized by two lightweight central piers 22 and 32 meters high. But the external lightness is a skillful illusion of architects, the structure itself is strong and reliable.

 

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