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Roquefavour Aqueduct

General Information

Name in local language: Pont-aqueduc de Roquefavour
Beginning of works: 1841
Completion: May 1847
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Arc River
Part of:
Next to: Roquefavour Rail Bridge
Coordinates: 43° 30' 59.04" N    5° 18' 46.10" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 16 m
height 82.65 m
total length 393 m

Cost

cost of construction French Franc 3 784 871
cost of construction per m² French Franc 168

Materials

piers stone
arches stone

Chronology

Beginning of 1841

Construction begins.

16 April 1842

The ministry of public works authorizes construction.

June 1845

The arches of the first level are completed.

January 1846

Construction of the second level begins.

December 1846

Completion of the second arch level.

May 1847

The bridge is completed.

30 June 1847

Water from the Durance first flows over the aqueduct.

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Participants

Engineering

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20001429
  • Date created
    22/04/2001
  • Last Update
    28/08/2016
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