Residents of Kyiv and guests of the capital can once again stroll along the pedestrian bridge.
The pedestrian bridge in Kyiv was reopened for people / photo t.me/vitaliy_klitschko
In Kyiv, a pedestrian and bicycle bridge, which was damaged on October 10 by Russian rocket fire, was opened for visitors.
“From today, you can walk again on our pedestrian and bicycle bridge. It was opened after repair work and renewal”, – reported Mayor of Kyiv Vitaliy Klitschko.
In particular, as the mayor noted, all 18 damaged floor glass panes were replaced, as well as 143 washing glass panes. 57 of them were completely destroyed, 86 were damaged as a result of a rocket attack on October 10.
“The railings and cables stretched along the bridge were also restored. In addition, Kyiv Highway Bridge employees once again inspected the supports of the structure, the lighting system and video surveillance. They removed snow and applied anti-icing materials to the bridge’s covering,” Klitschko said.
The mayor emphasized that “one of our symbols of indomitability is again gladly waiting for the residents of Kyiv and guests of the capital.”
Rocket attack on October 10
As UNIAN reported, on the morning of October 10, Russia launched attacks on several regions of Ukraine. In particular, explosions were heard in Vinnytsia, Lviv, Kirovohrad, Mykolaiv, Poltava, Ternopil, Zhytomyr and Kyiv regions. As a result of the massive missile strike, the infrastructure of more than 30 cities and settlements was damaged.
Objects in the capital were also hit. In particular, one of the rockets hit near the pedestrian and bicycle bridge, which is a tourist symbol of Kyiv. At that time, a man was walking on the bridge, who was miraculously unhurt.
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