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Victoria Falls Bridge

Victoria Falls Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Arch bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Road bridge
Other name(s): Zambezi Bridge
Built: 1903 - 1905
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Africa
Zambia, Africa
Crosses
  • Zambezi River
Coordinates: 17° 55' 42.00" S    25° 51' 26.00" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

arch span 156.50 m
height above valley floor or water 128 m

Materials

arch steel

Participants

Design
Structural engineering
Construction
Resident engineering

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20005169
  • Date created
    19/09/2002
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014