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The suspension bridge: the North-South axis of Bari

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Ponte Adriatico: the cable-stayed bridge, among the most important in southern Italy, with a tower that lights up in the evening.


Adriatic Bridge Bari Italy

626 meters long and a 78 meter high tower; these are some of the numbers of the Adriatic Bridge in Bari , inaugurated in December 2016 and which has become not only one of the most important civil works in the city, but also one of the most important bridges in Southern Italy .

With two carriageways and as many sidewalks, this bridge can be crossed both by car and on foot. The central pylon, a characteristic element of the Adriatic Bridge bridge with stays , and in addition to having a functional role for the structure of the same, it also takes on a scenographic function thanks to its lighting.

Adriatic bridge in the evening BariIn the evening, in fact, the central pylon, shaped like an upside down Y, lights up in white and red (the colors of the city), but during the year the colors also change based on events, so it is not impossible to see the bridge illuminated in different colors.

Another interesting aspect of this bridge is also what was created under it to enhance the spaces.
In fact, if you are passionate about skateboarding and basketball , you should know that under the Adriatic bridge there is a covered playground (the largest in Italy) with a skate park and two small basketball courts, arranged shoulder to shoulder, to allow kids to being able to train while enjoying the shade in the summer and coverage in the winter.

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