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Faidherbe Bridge

General Information

Other name(s): Pont Faidherbe
Beginning of works: 1894
Completion: 14 July 1897
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Swing bridge
Through truss bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: ,
Crosses:
  • Senegal River
Coordinates: 16° 1' 32.76" N    16° 30' 4.42" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 508.60 m
span lengths 42.92 m - 2 × 36.55 m - 5 × 78.26 m

Materials

truss steel

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Participants

Initial construction (1894-1897)
Construction
Rehabilitation (2008-2011)
Structural engineering
Co-contractor

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20002738
  • Date created
    20/01/2002
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016