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General Information

Name in local language: Pont suspendu de Cubzac
Beginning of works: 5 September 1835
Completion: 17 August 1836
Status: collapsed (2 March 1869)

Project Type

Structure: main bridge:
Multi-span suspension bridge
approach viaducts:
Semi-circular arch bridge
Secondary structure(s): Structurae Plus
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: main bridge:
Iron bridge
Structurae Plus
approach viaducts:
Masonry bridge
Structurae Plus
Structurae Plus

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Dordogne River
Replaced by: Cubzac Bridge (1883)
Coordinates: 44° 57' 43.27" N    0° 27' 41.04" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

span lengths 5 × 109 m
suspended length 545 m
pylon pylon height 25.80 m

Materials

piers masonry
approach viaducts masonry
pylons cast iron

Chronology

5 September 1835

Construction begins

2 March 1869

Violent storm damages one of the piers and the deck risks collapse. The superstructure is subsequently demolished, the piers reinforced and re-used for a new bridge.

Participants

Design
Contractor
(role unknown)

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Relevant Publications

  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000898
  • Published on:
    06/09/2000
  • Last updated on:
    24/06/2022