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Ganter Bridge

General Information

Original name: Ganterbrücke
Beginning of works: Summer 1976
Completion: December 1980
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Extradosed bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Construction method: Balanced cantilever method
Material: Prestressed concrete bridge

Location

Location: , ,
Address: N9
Carries:
  • Simplon Pass
Part of:
Coordinates: 46° 17' 46.00" N    8° 3' 4.00" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 174 m
length of side spans 127 m
total length 678.00 m
span lengths 35.00 m - 50.00 m -127.00 m - 174.00 m - 127.00 m - 80.00 m - 50.00 m - 35.00 m
deck deck depth 2.50 - 5.00 m
deck width 10.00 m
piers width 10.00 m
pylon P3 height 150 m
pylons width 12.00 m
pylon height (above deck) 17.43 m

Materials

superstructure prestressed concrete
piers reinforced concrete
abutments reinforced concrete

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Notes

Currently the longest spanning bridge in Switzerland.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20000026
  • Date created
    28/10/1998
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016