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Cubzac Bridge

General Information

Other name(s): Pont de Cubzac
Beginning of works: 1835
Completion: 1836
Status: demolished (1869)

Project Type

Structure: Multi-span suspension bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Dordogne River
Replaced by: Cubzac Bridge (1883)

Technical Information

Dimensions

span lengths 5 × 109 m
suspended length 545 m
pylon pylon height 25.80 m

Materials

piers masonry
approach viaducts masonry
pylons cast iron

Chronology

5 September 1835

Construction begins

2 March 1869

Violent storm damages one of the piers and the deck risks collapse. The superstructure is subsequently demolished, the piers reinforced and re-used for a new bridge.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000898
  • Date created
    06/09/2000
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016