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Freedom Bridge

Freedom Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Box girder bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Tramway, light or metro rail bridge
Built: 1894 - 1896
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Budapest, Hungary, Europe
Crosses
  • Danube
Coordinates: 47° 29' 8.00" N    19° 3' 17.00" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

width 20.1 m
total length 333 m
span lengths 78.1 m - 175 m - 78.1 m

Materials

truss steel

Chronology

16 January 1945

Destroyed by German troops.

20 August 1946

Rebuilt identically, the bridge is re-opened to traffic.

Participants

Engineering

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0004947
Created: 15/09/2002
Last Updated: 07/10/2013