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Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio

General Information

Structural Type: Segmental arch bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Living bridge
Built: 1335 - 1345
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Florence, Firenze, Tuscany, Italy, Europe
Crosses
  • Arno River
Next to Ponte Santa Trinita (1569)
Coordinates: 43° 46' 5.00" N    11° 15' 11.00" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 30 m
length of side spans 27 m
rise 3.9 - 4.4 m
deck deck width 32 m

Materials

arches stone

Notes

Depending on sources the construction of the Ponte Vecchio is attributed to either Taddeo Gaddi or Neri di Fioravanti.

Participants

Architecture

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000472
  • Date created
    13/11/1999
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014