Bridge over Institute Street

The Bridge over Institute Street is a pedestrian bridge located at Independence Square in Kyiv that crosses over Institute Street. It is also known as the bridge of Heavenly Hundred.[1]

Bridge over Institute Street
Independence square, Kiev, Ukraine.jpg
Coordinates50°26′59″N 30°31′36″E / 50.4496°N 30.5267°E / 50.4496; 30.5267Coordinates: 50°26′59″N 30°31′36″E / 50.4496°N 30.5267°E / 50.4496; 30.5267
Carriespedestrians
CrossesInstytutska Street
LocaleKyiv, Ukraine
History
Opened2002
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The bridge was built in 2002 and provides a pedestrian viaduct from the October Palace to the Hlobus shopping mall on "Maidan".

During Euromaidan, on 20 February 2014 the bridge caught fire and was damaged.[2] Its repair cost 350,000 hryvnias (2014).[1]

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