TURUSILD, Tartu linn, Tartu
The Turusild bridge connecting Tartu's outdoor market and Annelinn district was completed in 2003 and is meant only for pedestrians. You can also ride a bicycle or a small moped on the separated section. The length of the bridge is 251.5 metres and the hanging part is carried by seven pairs of stay wires. The height of the bridge from the water surface of the Emajõgi River is 7.5 metres.
At the top of the bridge there is a 3.5 m high weather vane – a cog called Lennuk (Plane). The author of the weather vane is blacksmith Ivar Feldmann.
The bridge was designed by OÜ Tartu Arhitektuuribüroo and K-Most, built by K-Most.
In 2003, the bridge was awarded the title of the Deed of the Year by the citizens of the city of Tartu.