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Saint-Etienne River Bridge

General Information

Completion: 1993
Status: collapsed (2007)

Project Type

Structure: Box girder bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Prestressed concrete bridge
Construction method: Incremental launching

Location

Location: ,
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Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 520 m
number of spans 10

Materials

deck prestressed concrete

Chronology

25 February 2007

During tropical storm Gamède, the downstream Saint-Etienne bridge collapses after the piers fail due to the high water pressure. The upstream bridge remains standing but may be damaged.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20025062
  • Date created
    13/11/2006
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016