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Messina Straits High-Voltage Pylons

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General Information

Beginning of works: 1955
Completion: 1955
Status: out of service

Project Type

Structure: Steel truss tower (free standing)
Function / usage: High-voltage mast
Material: Steel tower or mast

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Messina, Messina, Sicily, Italy

Technical Information


height 232 m
foundations height 8 m
traverse height from ground level 208 m


truss steel


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Relevant Publications

  • Drechsel, Walther Turmbauwerke, Bauverlag GmbH, Wiesbaden (Germany), 1966; pp. 101-103
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