Thursday, October 22, 2015

The Bridge is Working!

New footbridge, Fortezza Vecchia, Livorno
The new footbridge to the Fortezza Vecchia is working. Here you can see it from the Porta del Duca toward the Scalo Regio: I have just crossed it and the bridge is now opening to let a boat pass.

Assembling the Bridge - Waiting for the Bridge - The New Bridge

See also: Fortezza Vecchia - Piazza dei Grani - Scalo Regio - Porta del Duca
Search labels: Fortezza Vecchia

13 comments:

Revrunner said...

Looks like the gate opens and closes automatically as boats approach the footbridge?

William Kendall said...

I can imagine that bridge becoming a well used one!

Jack said...

I tried to figure out which parts move and where they go when a boat passes, but I failed!

VP said...

Revrunner - There is an operator and a schedule.

Jack - The central part of the footbridge is sliding toward us: you can see the different levels of the flooring.

Luis Gomez said...

Great!

Karl Demetz said...

A beautiful and useful structure !

Sharon Anck said...

Looks like a very nice structure.

Lowell said...

I like it. I can see the opening. I thought it would rise, but it must slide together. Very nice!

EG CameraGirl said...

Thanks for explaining in the comments how the bridge opens and closes.

cieldequimper said...

Tout vient à point à qui sait attendre...

Marleen said...

It's nice and wide for a footbridge.

RedPat said...

It must be fascinating to watch!

Dina said...

I love how that works! Would love to stand and watch the bridge and the boats.