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Le Veurdre Bridge

General Information

Other name(s): Pont du Veurdre
Completion: 1910
Status: destroyed (1944)

Project Type

Structure: Three-hinged arch bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Reinforced concrete bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Allier River

Technical Information

Dimensions

span lengths 64 m - 72 m - 64 m

Materials

arches reinforced concrete

Chronology

1911

As Freyssinet noticed more than 13 cm of deformation at the middle hinge of each arch, he proceeded in a night escapade to jack up the bridge back to its original position and fix the top hinge by filling it with concrete.

7 September 1944

Dynamited.

Participants

Structural engineering

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000490
  • Date created
    13/11/1999
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016