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Pont-Vieux

General Information

Beginning of works: 1311
Completion: 1335
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Arch bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Masonry bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Tarn River
Coordinates: 44° 1' 1.00" N    1° 20' 59.00" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 22.75 m
total length 205 m
span lengths 22.75 m - 21.56 m - 21.30 m - 21.39 m - 21.38 m - 21.43 m - 21.49 m
number of spans 7
deck deck width 7.85 m

Materials

arches masonry

Chronology

1303

Visit by King Philipp IV "le Bel" of France who orders the construction of the bridge the following year.

1335

The bridge is completed.

1663

One portal tower removed..

1701

Remaining portal tower removed.

1881

Widening.

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Participants

Architecture

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20002645
  • Date created
    19/01/2002
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016