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Location:
Paseo Ciudadela
Plaza Llano del Real
It is made up of 9 slightly pointed arches with vaults in
ashlar work. Horizontal span.
It has two turrets containing sculptures of St Vicente Mártir
and St Vicente Ferrer, which were seriously damaged
during the Spanish Civil War and later restored, together
with other parts of the parapet, only to be replaced by
sculptures belonging to Carmelo Vicet and Ignacio Pinazo.
The bridge was severely damaged in the flood of 1957, and
in 1964 it was widened to increase its capacity twofold,
maintaining its style but losing its human scale to a certain
degree.
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