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Hohenzollernbrücke

General Information

Beginning of works: 1946
Completion: 1987
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , ,
Crosses:
  • Rhine River
Part of:
Coordinates: 50° 56' 28.82" N    6° 57' 56.41" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 409.19 m
number of tracks 1948: 2
1959: 4
1987: 6

Cost

cost of construction German Mark 14 000 000

Materials

piers reinforced concrete
arches steel

Chronology

1946
- 1948

Initial reconstruction of the bridge with only two tracks and a pedestrian sidewalk.

1956
- 1959

Addition of a set of arches carrying two more tracks.

1986
- 1987

Addition of another set of arches carrying two more tracks for local commuter trains. The piers are also widenend such that the new section is prestressed to the existing piers.

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Participants

Initial construction (1946-1948)
Owner
Steel construction
Concrete construction
Enlargement (1986-1987)
Design
Checking engineering
Co-contractor
Steel construction
Concrete construction

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000180
  • Date created
    29/04/1999
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016