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Saumur Railroad Bridge

Saumur Railroad Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Through truss bridge
Lattice truss bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Other name(s): Pont ferroviaire de Saumur
Completed in: 1886
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Saumur, Maine-et-Loire (49), Pays de la Loire, France, Europe
Crosses
  • Loire River
Part of:

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 75 m
total length 725 m
number of spans 14

Notes

Only 9 of the 14 original truss spans remain. Some were destroyed in bombardments in 1944 and later replaced by reinforced concrete bridges and earthfill structures.

Participants

Design
Construction

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20002955
Created: 09/02/2002
Last Updated: 29/07/2014