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Köln-Mülheimer Brücke

Cologne-Mülheim Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Built: 1949 - 1951
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Europe
Crosses
  • Rhine River
Replaces Köln-Mülheimer Brücke (1929)

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 315 m
sag 35.000 m
total length 682.80 m
span lengths 4 x 23.4 m - 2 x 52.1 m - 85 m - 315 m - 85 m
deck deck width 27.20 m
roadway / carriageway width 17.20 m
sidewalk width 2 x (1.60 m + 3.40 m)
pylon height from foundation level 50.500 m
on-axis distance between cables at top of towers 21.300 m

Cost

cost of construction German Mark 12 200 000

Materials

cables steel
deck steel
pylons steel

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000183
Created: 29/04/1999
Last Updated: 29/07/2014