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Peace Bridge

General Information

Other name(s): Friedensbrücke
Beginning of works: 1903
Completion: 24 August 1905
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Arch bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Masonry bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Syrabach Creek

Technical Information

Dimensions

Initial construction
total width 17.00 m
arch width 16.00 m
arch span 90.00 m
arch thickness 1.50 - 4.00 m
deck roadway / carriageway width 11 m
walkway width 2 x 3 m
Rehabilitation
bridge surface 2 460 m²
deck deck width 18.00 m

Quantities

Initial construction
stonework 14 360 m³

Cost

cost of construction Mark 487 000

Materials

deck stone
arch stone

Chronology

26 March 1903

Beginning of construction

21 August 1903
- 8 November 1903

Construction of stone arch

24 August 1905

Inauguration in the presence of King Frederick August III

7 August 1945

The bridge is renamed Friedrich Ebert Bridge.

1973

Renamed Friedensbrücke = Peace Bridge

Participants

Initial construction (1903-1905)
Contractor
Rehabilitation (2001-2004)
Owner
Client
Design
Structural engineering
Checking engineering
Contractor
Co-contractor

Relevant Web Sites

There currently are no relevant websites listed.

Relevant Publications

  • Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Bau- und Wohnungswesen Brücken und Tunnel der Bundesfernstraßen 2004, Deutscher Bundes-Verlag, Berlin (Germany), ISBN 3935064284, 2004; pp. 109-124
  • Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Bau- und Wohnungswesen & Bund/Länder-Fachausschuss Brücken- und Ingenieurbau Steinbrücken in Deutschland, Verlag Bau und Technik, Düsseldorf (Germany), ISBN 3764003898, 1999; pp. 335-338
  • Standfuß, Friedrich & Naumann, Joachim Brücken in Deutschland II, Deutscher Bundes-Verlag, Cologne (Germany), ISBN 3935064462, 2007; pp. 30-31
  • Weller, Bernhard & Tasche, Martin Traffic Structures in Eastern Germany presented at Improving Infrastructure Worldwide, IABSE Symposium, Weimar, 19-21.09.2007.
  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20001703
  • Date created
    10/08/2001
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016