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Peace Bridge

General Information

Name in local language: Friedensbrücke; Friedrich-August-Brücke; Friedrich-Ebert-Brücke; Syratalbrücke; Syratalviadukt
Beginning of works: 1903
Completion: 24 August 1905
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Vaulted arch bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Masonry bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Syrabach Creek
Coordinates: 50° 29' 56.06" N    12° 7' 35.50" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

Initial construction
total width 17.00 m
arch width 16.00 m
arch span 90.00 m
arch thickness 1.50 - 4.00 m
deck roadway / carriageway width 11 m
walkway width 2 x 3 m
Rehabilitation
bridge surface 2 460 m²
deck deck width 18.00 m

Quantities

Initial construction
stonework 14 360 m³

Cost

cost of construction Mark 487 000

Materials

deck stone
arch stone

Chronology

26 March 1903

Beginning of construction

21 August 1903
- 8 November 1903

Construction of stone arch

24 August 1905

Inauguration in the presence of King Frederick August III

7 August 1945

The bridge is renamed Friedrich Ebert Bridge.

1973

Renamed Friedensbrücke = Peace Bridge

Participants

Initial construction (1903-1905)
Contractor
Rehabilitation (2001-2004)
Owner
Client
Design
Structural engineering
Checking engineering
Contractor
Co-contractor

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20001703
  • Date created
    10/08/2001
  • Last Update
    26/06/2017