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Reichsbrücke

General Information

Beginning of works: January 1978
Completion: 8 November 1980
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , ,
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Crosses:
  • Danube
Part of:
Replaces: Brücke der Roten Armee (1937)
Coordinates: 48° 13' 41.93" N    16° 24' 35.61" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

lower deck number of tracks 2
upper deck number of lanes 2 × 3
main bridge
main span 169 m
length ca. 528 m
girder depth 5.5 - 8.8 m

Materials

deck prestressed concrete
piers reinforced concrete
abutments reinforced concrete

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Chronology

1 August 1976

The suspension bridge previously at the same location collapses due to a combination of factors.

1 October 1976

Temporary bridge is opened for car traffic.

December 1976

International design competition.

21 December 1976

Temporary bridge is opened for tramway traffic.

June 1977

Project "Johann Nestroy" is chosen (Popper/Kotz).

January 1978

Construction begins.

8 November 1980

Opening to car traffic.

3 September 1982

Trains for the subway line U1 first cross the bridge.

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Participants

Initial construction (1978-1980)
Owner
Architecture
Structural engineering
Co-contractor
Bearing replacement (2017)
Owner
Contractor
Bearings

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20004398
  • Date created
    26/07/2002
  • Last Update
    23/01/2018