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Chaumont Viaduct

Chaumont Viaduct

General Information

Structural Type: Three-story semi-circular arch bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Built: 1855 - 1856
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Chaumont, Haute-Marne (52), Champagne-Ardenne, France, Europe
Crosses
  • Suize River
Part of:
Coordinates: 48° 6' 39.00" N    5° 7' 16.00" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 10 m
length 600 m
height above valley floor or water 50 m
arch level 1 rise 3.167 m
height max. 19.85 m
arch span 19.25 m
number of arches 25
arch level 2 rise 3.52 m
height 15.15 m
arch span 9.50 m
number of arches 49
arch level 3 height 15.00 m
arch span 9.95 m
number of arches 50
pier-abutments width min. 3.60 m
base width 4.30 m
number of piers 9
piers width min. 1.60 m
base width 2.30 m
number of piers 40

Quantities

stonework 60 000 m³

Materials

piers masonry
arches masonry

Chronology

31 August 1944

German troops dynamite four piers which were later re-built in stone-covered concrete.

Participants

Owner
Design

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  • Structure-ID
    20002028
  • Date created
    29/09/2001
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014