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Hercilio Luz Bridge

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General Information

Beginning of works: 14 November 1922
Completion: 13 May 1926
Duration of works: 3 years 4 months
Status: out of service

Project Type

Structure: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Coordinates: 27° 35' 38.34" S    48° 33' 58.32" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 340 m
total length 819.5 m
pylon pylon height 74 m

Materials

cables steel eye-bars
pylons steel
deck truss steel

Chronology

13 May 1991

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Participants

Design
Structural engineering
Construction
Contractor

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20000939
  • Date created
    16/09/2000
  • Last Update
    13/01/2015