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Ganter Bridge

Ganter Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Extradosed bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Construction method: Balanced cantilever method
Other name(s): Ganterbrücke
Built: 1976 - 1980
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Brig-Glis, Valais, Switzerland, Europe
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 m
tower height 150 m
deck deck depth 2.50 - 5.00 m
deck width 10 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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Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20000026
Created: 28/10/1998
Last Updated: 28/07/2014