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Hohenzollernbrücke

Hohenzollernbrücke

General Information

Structural Type: Tied-arch bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Pedestrian bridge (footbridge)
Built: 1946 - 1987
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Europe
Crosses
Part of:
Coordinates: 50° 56' 28.82" N    6° 57' 56.41" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 409.19 m
span lengths 118.88 - 167.75 - 122.56 m
number of tracks 1948: 2
1959: 4
1987: 6
deck total width 1987: 26.2 m

Cost

cost of construction German Mark 14 000 000

Materials

piers reinforced concrete
arches steel

Chronology

1946
- 1948

Initial reconstruction of the bridge with only two tracks and a pedestrian sidewalk.

1956
- 1959

Addition of a set of arches carrying two more tracks.

1986
- 1987

Addition of another set of arches carrying two more tracks for local commuter trains. The piers are also widenend such that the new section is prestressed to the existing piers.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000180
  • Date created
    29/04/1999
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014