Kirchenfeldbrücke, Bern, Switzerland

Kirchenfeldbrücke, Bern, Switzerland

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Kirchenfeldbrücke over the Aare River in Bern. It's 229 m long and has two arches, each one measuring 87m long and 37m high The Kirchenfeldbrücke connects the Casino square in the old town of Bern on the Aare away with Helvetiaplatz in Kirchenfeld quarter. The finely engraved elegant iron structure was by the British construction firm Berne Land Company built by the plans of the company Gottlieb Ott & Co. in 21 months and 24 Inaugurated in September 1883. As many people have already committed suicide by jumping from the Kirchenfeldbrücke , including Hans Eggimann are now mounted at the bridgeheads information boards of telephone counseling organization The Samaritans. After a burst in 2009 with traumatized witnesses, the city decided to secure the railing on the Aarestrasse and the sports field to temporarily with a three-meter high wire fence. The fence will later, as in the cathedral platform, to be replaced by nets.
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