Dorogomilovsky highway and railway bridge in Moscow

Dorogomilovsky highway and railway bridge (MIBC Moscow City Bridge) is a two-tier girder bridge in Moscow across the Moskva River on the route of the Moscow Central Circle, connecting the Dorogomilovo and Presnensky districts (Moscow). Built in 1998-1999 on the site of the old Smolensky railway bridge, next to the preserved Dorogomilovsky railway bridge of the Small Ring of Moscow Railways. Opened on December 30, 2000.

The authors of the project are the team of OAO Giprotransmost under the guidance of engineer I. V. Artemiev. The bridge is two-tiered: the upper (active) tier passes 8 lanes of the Moscow Central Circle. In the lower tier, which is not used today, there are 2 tracks for the Vnukovo-Sheremetyevo high-speed transport system, a pedestrian gallery and facilities for utilities. The bridge complex, in addition to the channel part, includes 8 exits and an interchange with the 1st Krasnogvardeisky passage.

Channel spans (70.4 – 129.2 – 61.6 m), for the first time in Moscow practice, are made up of metal trusses, which are united by orthotropic plates at the levels of the upper and lower tiers.

Type of construction: steel beam
Main span: 129.2 m
Total length: 790 m
Bridge width: 44.0 m (10 lanes).

Main attractions and facilities around: Kiyevsky railway stationEurope SquareSavvinskaya EmbankmentRostovskaya embankmentBogdan Khmelnitsky BridgeRadisson Slavyanskaya hotelSmolenskaya embankmentBorodinsky BridgeCOMECON buildingUkraina HotelNovoarbatsky bridgeWhite HouseKrasnopresnenskaya embankment, MIBC Moscow City.

See also bridges and embankments of Moscow.

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