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A 43 Bridge across Ruhr and Mühlengraben

A 43 Bridge, Witten-Herbede.

General Information

Structural Type: T-section girder bridge
Function / usage: Bicycle and pedestrian bridge
Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Construction method: Precast girders with cast-in-situ slab
Official designation: 4509 572
Built: 1967 - 1969
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Witten, Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Europe
  • Autobahn A43
  • Ruhr River
  • Mühlengraben (Ruhr)
Part of:

Technical Information


total length 510.00 m
span lengths 10 x 51.00 m
deck on-centre distance between girders ca. 2.65 m
deck slab thickness 22 cm
girder depth 2.80 m


cost of construction ca. German Mark 7 500 000


deck slab prestressed concrete
girders precast prestressed concrete


Initial construction (1967-1969)
Structural engineering
Checking engineering
Rehabilitation (1984)
Structural engineering
Checking engineering

Relevant Web Sites

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Relevant Publications

  • Schmitz, Christoph Die Ruhrbrücken, Ardey-Verlag, Münster (Germany), ISBN 3870233117, 2004; pp. 369-371
Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20018107
Created: 14/10/2005
Last Updated: 29/07/2014