|Name in local language:||Pont romain de Sommières|
Semi-circular arch bridge
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Sommières, Gard (30), Occitanie, France
|Coordinates:||43° 46' 55.89" N 4° 5' 20.02" E|
|total length||189 m|
|number of arches||17|
Bridge is restored.
The bridge was built under the reign of Tiberius for the Roman road between Nimes and Toulouse. It was originally composed of 17 arches, but during the Middle Ages, 4 arches were absorbed into the city structure. They serve as caves today.
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- Les plus beaux ponts de France. Bonneton, Paris (France), pp. 10-11. (2001):
- Ponts de France. Presses Ponts et chaussées, Paris (France), pp. 60. (1984):
- Sommières: pont romain. Presented at: Congrès archéologique de France - Monuments du Gard, 157éme session, pp. 525-526. (2000):
- Les voies romaines. 1st edition, Picard éditeur, Paris (France), pp. 143. (1997):
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