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Altenbeken Viaduct

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General Information

Other name(s): Altenbekener Viadukt
Beginning of works: 8 July 1851
End of works: 21 July 1853
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Semi-circular arch bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Altenbeken, Paderborn (Kreis), North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Coordinates: 51° 45' 46.30" N    8° 55' 33.66" E

Technical Information


height 35 m
total length 482 m
span lengths 24 x 15.69 m


8 July 1851

Cornerstone is laid.

21 July 1853

Inauguration in the presence of Friedrich Wilhelm IV, King of Prussia.

11 July 2003
- 21 July 2003

Festivities for the 150th anniversary of the bridge.


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