|Other name(s):||Pont de Vieille-Brioude|
|Beginning of works:||15th century|
|Function / usage:||
Vieille-Brioude, Haute-Loire (43), Auvergne, France
Pont de Vieille-Brioude (1832)
|arch span||54.57 m|
|17th century And 18th century||
A toll had to be paid to cross the bridge. The money went to the Duke of Orleans.
|27 March 1822, 06:00||
Up until its collapse, this was the longest-spanning masonry arch bridge. The bridge had been built in the 14th and 15th century and was completed at the latest by 1479.
Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.
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- Ponts de France, Presses Ponts et chaussées, Paris (France), ISBN 2859780300, 1984; pp. 102
- Les plus beaux ponts de France, Bonneton, Paris (France), ISBN 2862532754, 2001; pp. 69-70
- Ponts et viaducs au XIXème siècle, Poitiers (France), 1988; pp. 131-132
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