Ponte Umberto I Rome
History and description
The Ponte Umberto I was designed by the architect Angelo Vescovali and named after the then King of Italy Umberto I, who personally inaugurated the bridge, together with his wife Margherita di Savoia.
Construction was begun in 1885 and the inauguration took place in 1887. The Ponte Umberto has a length of 105m and is 20m wide. Its three arches are covered with travertino marble from Subiaco.