Travel+Leisure: One of Venice’s Most Famous Bridges Will Undergo a Major Transformation After It Was Deemed Dangerous

With more than 390 overpasses connecting the small islands that make up Venice, bridges are some of the most prominent landmarks in the Floating City. But unfortunately, the functionality of one of Venice’s most famous bridges, Ponte della Costituzione, is slipping.

Conceived by famed Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, the 308-foot, glass-and-steel structure over the Grand Canal will undergo a major redesign due to the high number of pedestrian falls.

The city of Venice is looking to replace the glass-tiled pavement of the bridge with trachyte stone to prevent more people from slipping and suffering injuries, according to The New York Times.

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