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General Information

Name in local language: Ponte de Dom Luís
Beginning of works: 1881
Completion: 31 October 1886
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Truss arch bridge
Deck arch bridge
Through arch bridge
Support conditions:
Function / usage: upper deck:
Tramway, light or metro rail bridge
lower deck:
Road bridge
Material: Iron bridge
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Plan view: Structurae Plus

Location

Location: , ,
, ,
Crosses:
  • Douro River
Part of:
See also: Maria Pia Bridge (1877)
Coordinates: 41° 8' 24.05" N    8° 36' 33.98" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 385.25 m
weight 3 045 t
arch span 172 m

Cost

cost of construction Portuguese escudo 369 000

Materials

arch wrought iron

Chronology

31 October 1886

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Participants

Design
Architecture
Construction

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000666
  • Published on:
    09/04/2000
  • Last updated on:
    07/11/2018