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Mother-in-law’s Bridge (Teshchin Bridge) in Odessa

Mother-in-law’s Bridge. OdessaMother-in-law’s Bridge is a large pedestrian bridge in Odessa. It was built in 1969, made by architect Vladimirsky. The bridge passes over the Military Descent and connects Primorsky Boulevard with M. Zhvanetsky Boulevard. Initially the project was supposed to construct the bridge in retro style, but in the course of construction there was removed the decoration, so the Mother-in-law’s Bridge has constructivist spirit.

"Mother-in-law’s" bridge is the folk name of the bridge. There are two versions regarding the origin of the name. The first one is that the bridge was called this way because it is long and narrow, and gets rocking due to the strong wind, just like the tongue of mother-in-law. According to the second, more accurate version, the chairman of the Party Committee Mikhail Sinitsa decided to build this bridge, because his mother-in-law lived through the gully. He loved her pancakes, and there was no direct connection between his and her homes.s Bridge is a large pedestrian bridge in Odessa. It was built in 1969, made by architect Vladimirsky. The bridge passes over the Military Descent and connects Primorsky Boulevard with M. Zhvanetsky Boulevard. Initially the project was supposed to construct the bridge in retro style, but in the course of construction there was removed the decoration, so the Mother-in-law

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Since recently the residents of Odessa have the tradition not only to launch doves into the blue sky and get photographed in historic places in the wedding day, but to hang locks on the fence of Mother-in-law’s Mother-in-law’s Bridge in OdessaBridge as a symbol of eternal love and marital happiness. Some locks have the engraved names of the newlyweds, some – the scratched ones, and others - written by a proofreader. In 2009, city officials decided to remove the locks from the bridge, arguing that under their weight the construction of the bridge could collapse. But the newlyweds and lovers continue daily to hang on the new symbols

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