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Polcevera Viaduct

General Information

Name in local language: Viadotto sul Polcevera, "Ponte Morandi"
Beginning of works: 1962
Completion: 1968
Status: collapsed

Project Type

Location

Location: , , ,
Address: A10
Part of:
Coordinates: 44° 25' 32.00" N    8° 53' 23.00" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

length of side spans 6 × 73.20 m
total length 1 102 m
main spans 202.50 m - 207.90 m - 142.65 m
deck deck depth 4.00 m
deck width 18.00 m
pylons pylon height (total) 100.20 m
pylon height (above deck) 45.40 m

Materials

cables prestressed concrete
deck prestressed concrete
piers reinforced concrete
pylons reinforced concrete
abutments reinforced concrete

Chronology

14 August 2018

The westernmost of the three pylons, the one nearest to the river, suddenly collapses in bad weather taking a significant portion of the deck as well as many cars and several trucks traveling across the bridge with it.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000392
  • Date created
    09/09/1999
  • Last Update
    14/08/2018