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Mostar Bridge

General Information

Name in local language: Stari Most
Beginning of works: 1566
Completion: 1567
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Semi-circular arch bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Masonry bridge

Location

Location: , ,
Crosses:
  • Neretva River
Coordinates: 43° 20' 13.00" N    17° 48' 54.00" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

height 19 m
span 27.30 m

Materials

arch stone

Chronology

9 November 1993

Croats shell the bridge to destruction.

2001

Reconstruction begins after two years of archeological research.

23 July 2004

Re-opened after careful reconstruction.

Notes

Listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.

The reconstruction cost 15 million Euros.

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Participants

Initial construction (1566-1567)
Architecture
Rehabilitation (2001-2004)
Structural engineering

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000259
  • Date created
    19/05/1999
  • Last Update
    28/11/2018