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Oberkassel Bridge

Oberkassel Bridge
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General Information

Other name(s): Oberkasseler Brücke
Beginning of works: 1969
Completion: April 1976
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Cable-stayed bridge with harp system
Function / usage: Tramway, light or metro rail bridge
Road bridge
Construction method: Lateral / transverse launching
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Düsseldorf-Altstadt, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Düsseldorf-Oberkassel, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Crosses:
Replaces: Oberkassel Temporary Bridge (1948)
Coordinates: 51° 13' 54.00" N    6° 46' 2.00" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 257.75 m
deck deck depth 3.15 m
deck width 35 m
deck width 35.00 m
pylon pylon height 103.15 m

Materials

cables steel
pylon steel
deck steel

Chronology

20 December 1973

Opening in temporary position.

7 April 1976
- 8 April 1976

Bridge is moved into final position.

16 April 1976

Opened for pedestrians and tramway traffic.

30 April 1976

Opened for general traffic.

Notes

This bridge was erected next to an existing bridge. The old structure was then demolished and the new bridge moved into the previously occupied location (April 6-7, 1976).

Participants

Architecture
Consulting engineers
Contractor
(role unknown)
Rehabilitation (2005-2008)
Scaffolding

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Relevant Publications

  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20000049
  • Date created
    28/10/1998
  • Last Update
    16/02/2015