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Oberkassel Bridge

Oberkassel Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Cable-stayed bridge with harp system
Function / usage: Tramway, light or metro rail bridge
Road bridge
Construction method: Lateral / transverse launching
Other name(s): Oberkasseler Brücke
Built: 1969 - 1976
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Düsseldorf-Altstadt, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Europe
Düsseldorf-Oberkassel, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Europe
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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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000049
Created: 28/10/1998
Last Updated: 28/07/2014