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Caronte Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1908
Completion: 1915
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Swing bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Caronte Canal
Part of:
Coordinates: 43° 24' 6.00" N    5° 1' 29.00" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 943 m
span lengths 8 × 82.50 m - 2 × 57 m - 2 × 51 m
length of movable spans 2 × 57 m
piers pier height max. 18.5 m

Materials

truss steel
pier masonry

Chronology

September 1944

Swing spans are dynamited by the German army.

July 1946

Temporary structure allows re-opening of the railroad line.

October 1952
- December 1954

Swing bridge rebuilt by the same firm that built the original bridge.

Participants

Initial construction (1908-1915)
Contractor
Reconstruction (1952-1954)
Contractor

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20001428
  • Date created
    22/04/2001
  • Last Update
    30/08/2016