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Some trace the nomenclature of this bridge back to the existence, in seventeenth-century Venice, of the Dalla Vecchia family but this version is not confirmed, as no member of the family has lived or owned houses or businesses in Ruga Vecchia. The Dalla Vecchia is known to have lived or worked on Giudecca, San Bartolomeo and Madonna dell'Orto, in places far from the district of San Giacomo dall'Orio.

The most accredited version, therefore, is linked to its adjective Vecchia which suggests that the construction of this crossing took place prior to the construction of the Ruga Bella bridge and road. If Ruga Bella is airy and large, the same cannot be said of Ruga Vecchia which, on the other hand, is narrower and richer, on the right and left, than houses facing the street.

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