According to legend, it was under the Troitsky Bridge made his famous flight pilot Valery Chkalov and also held here Pulkovo Meridian.
It is the third-highest and second longest after the bridge Aleksandar Nevski. In the early 19th century, there existed only a simple floating wooden bridge called St. Petersburg, but he quickly came into disrepair, and it was replaced by a granite block and foundations. The bridge was first applied decoration railings and lampposts, some of which were covered with gold leaf. Due to the efforts of the flow of traffic and people, it was decided to build a permanent bridge in this place and after a long selection of suppliers the choice was made companies from France, on the tab, which was attended by top faces of both countries. Last renovation took place before the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg, the bridge completely repainted, replaced the movable mechanisms and trim.