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Tancarville Bridge

Tancarville Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Built: 1955 - 1959
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Tancarville, Seine-Maritime (76), Haute-Normandie, France, Europe
Quillebeuf-sur-Seine, Eure (27), Haute-Normandie, France, Europe
Crosses
  • Seine River
Coordinates: 49° 28' 35.07" N    0° 27' 39.00" E
Coordinates: 49° 27' 55.73" N    0° 28' 19.44" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 1 420 m
height above valley floor or water 50.85 m
span lengths of approaches 8 x 50.00 m
deck deck width 12.50 m
main bridge
length 960 m
span lengths of main bridge 176 m - 608 m - 176 m
pylon pylon height 123 m

Cost

cost of construction ca. French Franc 9 000 000 000

Materials

cables steel wire
piers reinforced concrete
pylons reinforced concrete
deck truss steel
deck of approaches precast prestressed concrete

Chronology

1 July 1959

Load testing.

2 July 1959

Inauguration.

1998
- 1999

Suspension cables are replaced and the number of cables is increased to 4.

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000160
Created: 24/04/1999
Last Updated: 29/07/2014