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The Blue Miracle

General Information

Name in local language: Blaues Wunderr; Loschwitzer Brücke; König-Albert-Brücke; Loschwitz-Blasewitzer-Brücke
Beginning of works: 1 April 1891
Completion: 15 July 1893
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Cantilever truss bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Iron bridge

Location

Location: , ,
Crosses:
  • Elbe River
Coordinates: 51° 3' 12.33" N    13° 48' 36.74" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 270.2 m
span lengths 61.76 m -146.68 m - 61.76 m

Quantities

structural steel 3 200 t

Materials

superstructure wrought iron
piers masonry

Chronology

1 April 1891

Construction begins

11 July 1893

Load tests.

1923

Toll is abolished

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000500
  • Published on:
    14/11/1999
  • Last updated on:
    18/01/2020