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Pont des Arts

Pont des Arts, Paris.

General Information

Structural Type: Arch bridge
Function / usage: Pedestrian bridge (footbridge)
Built: 1981 - 1984
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Paris ( 1st), Paris, Île-de-France, France, Europe
Paris ( 6th), Paris, Île-de-France, France, Europe
Crosses
  • Seine River
Replaces Passerelle des Arts (1803)
Coordinates: 48° 51' 30.00" N    2° 20' 15.00" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 155 m
span lengths 7 x 22 m

Materials

arches steel

Notes

Rebuilt somewhat like the original 1803 bridge, though with one less arch, and longer spans. Concrete piers replace the original stone ones and the main material is changed to steel.

Participants

Architecture
(role unknown)

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • Borrus, Kathy & Brockmann, Jorg & Driscoll, James Paris (1st edition), Editions Mengès, Paris (France), ISBN 2-8562-0462-7, 2005; pp. 22-23
  • Chauvière, J.-Y. & Almosnino, A. Le pont des Arts, à Paris, in "Travaux", January 1985, n. 595
  • Dietrich, Richard J. Faszination Brücken (1st edition), Callwey, Munich (Germany), ISBN 3766713264, 1998; pp. 156-161
  • Gaillard, Marc Quais et Ponts de Paris, Martelle Editions, Amiens (France), ISBN 2878900577, 1996; pp. 110-111
  • Grattesat, Guy & Arsac, Auguste Ponts de France, Presses Ponts et chaussées, Paris (France), ISBN 2859780300, 1984; pp. 22, 132
  • Leborgne, Dominique Saint-Germain-des-Prés et son Faubourg, Parigramme, Paris (France), ISBN 2-84096-189-X, 2005; pp. 607-609
  • Montens, Serge Les plus beaux ponts de France, Bonneton, Paris (France), ISBN 2862532754, 2001; pp. 112
  • Picon, Antoine L'art de l'ingénieur, Éditions du Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (France), ISBN 2858509115, 1997; pp. 62
  • Prade, Marcel Les ponts monuments historiques, Editions Brissaud, Poitiers (France), ISBN 2903442819, 1988; pp. 333-334
Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000128
Created: 12/04/1999
Last Updated: 29/07/2014