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Erasmus Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Bascule bridge
Cable-stayed bridge with semi-fan system
Function / usage: Tramway, light or metro rail bridge
Road bridge
Other name(s): Erasmusbrug
Completed in: 1996
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, Europe
Crosses
  • Meuse River
Next to KPN Telecom Tower (2000)
Coordinates: 51° 54' 32.00" N    4° 29' 15.00" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 280 m
height 139 m
total length 802 m
weight 6 800 t

Materials

cables steel
pylon steel (S 460)
deck steel

Participants

Design
Architecture
Contractor
Stay cables
Lighting

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000267
Created: 19/05/1999
Last Updated: 29/07/2014