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General Information

Name in local language: Ponte de São João
Beginning of works: 1984
Completion: 24 June 1991
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Rigid frame bridge
Secondary structure(s): Structurae Plus
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Material: Prestressed concrete bridge
Structurae Plus

Location

Location: , ,
, ,
Crosses:
  • Douro River
Replaces: Maria Pia Bridge (1877)
Coordinates: 41° 8' 20.32" N    8° 35' 43.16" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 250 m
total length 1 029.00 m
span lengths 59.00 - 5 × 60.00 m - 125.00 m - 250.00 m - 125.00 m - 2 × 60.00 m - 50.00 m
height above valley floor or water 66 m
deck deck width 12.00 m

Quantities

concrete volume 110 000 m³

Materials

deck prestressed concrete
piers reinforced concrete
abutments reinforced concrete

Notes

This bridge was built to relieve traffic from the Maria Pia Bridge.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000106
  • Published on:
    08/03/1999
  • Last updated on:
    07/11/2018