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The Presidential Library to tell everything about Petersburg bridges

23 November 2018

November 23, 2018 at 11 am the Presidential Library will host a video lecture "Knowledge of Russia" on "Bridges of Petersburg: Past, Present, Future".

Representatives of St. Petersburg State Budgetary Institution “Mostotrest”, Institute “Giprostroymost - St. Petersburg”, as well as employees of the Committee on State Control, Use and Protection of Historical and Cultural Monuments will gather to tell about the main symbols of our city. We are obliged to these organizations for the careful preservation of existing bridges and the construction of new ones.

“Mostotrest” is one of the oldest operating entities in Russia and the only institution in St. Petersburg that is responsible for the maintenance, service and repair of artificial road structures owned by the city. “Mostotrest” ensures their safety, reliability, durability, safety of traffic and pedestrians, the regular layout of bridges and creates the necessary conditions for navigation.

The” Giprostroymost” - St. Petersburg Institute is one of Russia's leading organizations in the design of bridges and transport facilities.

State Inspectorate for the Preservation of Monuments is responsible for carrying out the state policy of St. Petersburg in the field of accounting, identification, preservation, use, promotion and state protection of cultural heritage objects.

During the meeting, you will learn about the mechanisms of movable bridges, how to restore and build city ferries, as well as a bridge which is now underway.

The event will be broadcasted live on the Presidential Library’s portal in “Live Broadcasts” section.

Electronic registration is open on the Presidential Library’s portal to participate in the event.


Accreditation of media representatives is available until 2 pm, November 22, 2018.

Please, forward applications for accreditation following the attached form with the note “Media Accreditation” at, Tatyana Pechnikova, tel. (812) 305-16-21, ext. 534; mob. +7 921 436-72-86. The letter should specify the full the name, the name of the media, date and place of birth, passport data (series, number, place of registration), a list of carry-on equipment, contact numbers.

Please note that the entrance to the Presidential Library for journalists is carried out only by prior request and upon showing a passport through entrance № 2.