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VLADIVOSTOK, September 5 (Itar-Tass) —— The new cable-stayed bridges built in Vladivostok ahead of the APEC summit 2012 have been named. The longest bridge, which linked mainland Vladivostok to the Russky Island across the Eastern Bosporus Strait, was called Russky. The bridge across the Zolotoy Rog Bay was called Zolotoy by the city toponymic commission, the Vladivostok city administration told Itar-Tass.
The names of the new bridges were chosen by city residents. In all, about 350 names were suggested, and 30 most popular were selected. The commission took into account the opinion of local residents.
The cable-stayed bridges of Vladivostok are on the world’s top five.
The Russky bridge was commissioned on July 2. It opened for traffic from the Nazimov Peninsula in the Eastern Bosporus Strait to Cape Novosilsky on the Russky Island on August 1. The bridge is 3.1 kilometers long. The world’s longest cable-stayed bridge span of 1,104 meters rests upon 320-meters-tall pillars.
The Zolotoy bridge opened for traffic on August 13. It is almost 1,400 meters long and 226 meters tall. The bridge connects downtown Vladivostok and the city’s Pervomaisky district.