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General Information

Name in local language: Kaiserleibrücke
Beginning of works: 1960
Completion: 18 December 1964
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , ,
, ,
Crosses:
  • Main River
Carries:
  • Autobahn A661
Part of:
Connects to: A 661 Elevated Motorway Bridge (1964)
Coordinates: 50° 6' 40.69" N    8° 44' 6.96" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 220 m
clearance 9.50 m
roadway / carriageway width 2 x 13.50 m
walkway width 2 x 2.22 m
arches diameter 2.00 m
rise 26 m
deck deck width 36.70 m
piles number 172

Quantities

structural steel 4 033 t

Cost

cost of construction ca. German Mark 15 000 000

Materials

deck steel
arches steel tubes
pier-abutments reinforced concrete
staircases reinforced concrete

Case Studies and Applied Products

The wave has reached Hesse

The wave has reached Hesse

Wave expansion joints have been installed for the first time in Hesse, on the Kaiserlei Bridge in Offenbach. The innovative "snakes" across the carriageway are a visual eye-catcher - and a technical innovation. Basically, expansion joints form a flexible transition b ... [more]

Chronology

18 December 1964

Bridge is inaugurated in dense fog

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000590
  • Published on:
    14/01/2000
  • Last updated on:
    04/08/2022