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Chavanon Viaduct

Chavanon Viaduct

General Information

Structural Type: Mono-cable suspension bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Construction method: Tarzan method
Other name(s): Viaduc de Chavanon
Built: 1997 - 2000
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Merlines, Corrèze (19), Limousin, France, Europe
Messeix, Puy-de-Dôme (63), Auvergne, France, Europe
Part of:

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 300 m
total length 360 m
number of cables 2
strands per cable 61
wires per strand 61
height above valley floor or water 100 m
pylon pylon angle 20 °

Quantities

structural steel 740 t + 140 t + 1650 t
concrete volume 10 000 m³
prestressing steel 60 t

Materials

girder steel
pylons reinforced concrete
deck slab prestressed concrete

Chronology

July 1998

Pylons completed

November 1998
- May 1999

Installation of the main deck girder using the Tarzan method

July 1999
- October 1999

Casting of the deck slab

Participants

Owner
Client
Design
Architecture
Checking engineering
Construction
Steel construction
Cable steel supplier
Stay cable steel supplier
Yearly inspection
Detailed inspection

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000878
Created: 28/08/2000
Last Updated: 29/07/2014