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Pont du Bonhomme

General Information

Beginning of works: 1900
Completion: 11 November 1904
Status: demolished (1980)

Project Type

Structure: Suspension bridge with cable-stays
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Blavet River
Replaced by: Pont du Bonhomme (1974)
Coordinates: 47° 45' 54.88" N    3° 18' 10.95" W
Coordinates: 47° 45' 52.29" N    3° 18' 4.25" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 163.00 m
total length 237.00 m
height above valley floor or water 27 m
pier height 37 m

Materials

cables steel
towers masonry
deck truss steel

Chronology

11 November 1904

Opened to traffic.

1930

Tolls cease.

1945

Repaired.

1947

Complete restoration.

1980

Deck and suspension cables are removed. Only the pylons remain to date.

Participants

Design
Contractor

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Relevant Publications

  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20001968
  • Date created
    16/09/2001
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016