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Kurt Schumacher Bridge

Kurt Schumacher Brucke

General Information

Structural Type: Cable-stayed bridge with semi-fan system
Function / usage: Road bridge
Other name(s): Kurt-Schumacher-Brücke
Built: 1969 - 1972
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, Europe
Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, Europe
Crosses
Coordinates: 49° 29' 22.87" N    8° 26' 44.70" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

main bridge
total length 433.45 m
span lengths 287.040 m - 60.160 m - 65.000 m
deck deck depth 4.50 m
deck width 36.90 m
pylon pylon height 77.93 m

Quantities

main bridge
deck structural steel 4 672.2 t
pylon structural steel 845.5 t
stay cables steel for cable-stays 655.2 t

Materials

cables steel
pylon steel
deck of main bridge steel
deck of approaches prestressed concrete

Participants

Initial construction (1969-1972)
Owner
Design
Structural engineering
Checking engineering
General contractor
Steel construction
Concrete construction
Cable maintenance (2011)
Cable repairs

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0001096
Created: 07/10/2000
Last Updated: 29/07/2014