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Illerbrücken Kempten

Railroad bridegs across the Iller at Kempten.Viiew after completion.
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General Information

Beginning of works: 1904
Completion: 1906
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Three-hinged arch bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Material: Concrete bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Kempten (Allgäu), Bavaria, Germany
  • Iller River
Next to: König-Ludwig-Brücke (1851)

Technical Information


main span 64.5 m
rise max. 31.5 m
longitudinal slope 1/100


arches tamped concrete


Construction of two almost identical bridges, two of which are separated only by a 10 cm gap, the third being 60 meters upstream and at a 30° skew from the other two. The latter is 1.82 meters higher than the other two.

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Relevant Publications

  • Hashagen, Ulf & Blumtritt, Oskar Circa 1903, Deutsches Museum, Munich (Germany), ISBN 3924183457, 2003
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