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Pont de la Roche-Bernard

General Information

Completion: 3 September 1911
Status: destroyed (15 April 1944)

Project Type

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

Location

Location: , , ,
Crossed:
  • Vilaine River
Replaces: La Roche-Bernard Bridge (1839)

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 350 m
length between springing axes 198.27 m
height of arch above springings 49.91 m
deck deck width 7.00 m
length between hinges at deck level 112.00 m
height of deck above springings 34.04 m

Cost

cost of construction French Franc 893 000

Materials

arch steel

Chronology

19 April 1905

Ministerial decision for the reconstruction of the bridge. Four projects are proposed.

28 July 1908

The project proposed by the firms Daydé and Creil is approved for a lump sum of 893 000 French Francs.

15 April 1944

Mines placed by the German army are triggered in a violent gale. The bridge explodes.

Participants

Contractor

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20006968
  • Date created
    01/12/2002
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016