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Reichsbrücke

General Information

Other name(s): Brücke der Roten Armee
Beginning of works: September 1934
Completion: 10 October 1937
Status: collapsed (1 August 1976)

Project Type

Location

Location: , ,
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Crossed:
  • Danube
Replaces: Kronprinz-Rudolf-Brücke (1876)
Replaced by: Reichsbrücke (1980)
Replaces: Reichsbrücke (1876)

Technical Information

Dimensions

width 26.90 m
total length 1 225 m
main bridge
span lengths 60.05 m - 241.2 m - 61.05 m

Materials

deck steel
piers concrete
chains steel
pylons steel

Chronology

1945

One of the few bridges across the Danube that during World War II only endured minor damage. After the end of the war it was temporary called "Bridge of the Red Army".

1948
- 1952

Complete renovation.

1 August 1976, ca. 05:00

The bridge collapses. One car driver dies.

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Participants

Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20004400
  • Date created
    26/07/2002
  • Last Update
    06/11/2017