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Simone de Beauvoir Footbridge

Simone de Beauvoir Footbridge

General Information

Structural Type: Lenticular truss bridge with penticular web
Function / usage: Pedestrian bridge (footbridge)
Other name(s): Passerelle Simone-de-Beauvoir
Built: 2004 - 2006
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Paris (12th), Paris, Île-de-France, France, Europe
Paris (13th), Paris, Île-de-France, France, Europe
  • Seine River
Coordinates: 48° 50' 7.00" N    2° 22' 41.00" E

Technical Information


main span 190 m
total length 304 m
deck width 12 m


cost of construction Euro 21 000 000


deck steel



Competition begins

September 2004

Beginning of construction.

Night of 28 January 2006

Lifting of the vesica, the central part of the bridge.

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000594
Created: 15/01/2000
Last Updated: 29/07/2014