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General Information

Name in local language: Pont Jacques-Chaban-Delmas
Other name(s): Bacalan-Bastide Bridge
Beginning of works: 2009
Completion: 15 March 2013
Duration of works: 36 months
Status: in use

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Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Garonne River
See also: Control Tower for Jacques Chaban-Delmas Bridge (2013)
Coordinates: 44° 51' 29.78" N    0° 33' 6.61" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 575 m
clearance max. 55 m
main bridge width 45 m
length 430 m
length of movable section 117 m
pylons height 87 m

Quantities

concrete volume 40 000 m³

Cost

cost of construction Euro 117 626 000

Materials

superstructure steel
towers reinforced concrete
abutments reinforced concrete

Excerpt from Wikipedia

The Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas is a vertical-lift bridge over the Garonne in Bordeaux, France. It was inaugurated on 16 March 2013 by President François Hollande and Alain Juppé, mayor of Bordeaux. Its main span is 110 m (361 ft) long. As of 2013, it is the longest vertical-lift bridge in Europe. It is named in honour of Jacques Chaban-Delmas, a former Prime Minister of France and a former mayor of Bordeaux.

Text imported from Wikipedia article "Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas" and modified on 23 July 2019 under the CC-BY-SA 3.0 license.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20019373
  • Published on:
    07/02/2006
  • Last updated on:
    27/01/2021