The bridge will be closed in early October for repairs.
Birzhevoy Bridge will be overhauled. It is planned to close it for pedestrian and car traffic on October 1. The traffic will be stopped until the end of May 2022. This was reported by the "Saint Petersburg" TV channel with reference to the Committee for Development of Transport Infrastructure.
"Among the main types of work are repair of constructionsupports, repair of movable and stationary spans and replacement of movable span mechanisms. It is worth noting that the drawbridge mechanism has no analogues in the world," Vladimir Golovashov, head of the press service of the Mostotrest State Budgetary Institution of St. Petersburg, told the TV channel.