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Saint-Nazaire Bridge

General Information

Other name(s): Pont de Saint-Nazaire
Beginning of works: 1972
Completion: 18 October 1975
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: main bridge:
Cable-stayed bridge with fan system
approach viaducts:
Girder bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: main bridge:
Steel bridge
approach viaducts:
Prestressed concrete bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
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Crosses:
  • Loire River
Carries:
  • Route départementale RD 213 «Route Bleue»
Coordinates: 47° 17' 48.31" N    2° 10' 40.78" W
Coordinates: 47° 16' 8.77" N    2° 9' 43.41" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 3 356 m
deck deck depth 3.20 m
deck width 15.00 m
main bridge main span 404.00 m
total length 720 m
span lengths 158.00 m - 404.00 m - 158.00 m
northern approach viaduct number of spans 22
standard span lengths 50.70 m
pylons height 68.00 m
southern approach viaduct number of spans 30
standard span lengths 50.70 m

Materials

cables steel
piers reinforced concrete
pylons steel
deck of main bridge steel
deck of approach viaducts prestressed concrete

Chronology

18 October 1975

Opened to traffic.

1998

Replacement of one cable-stay by Baudin-Chateauneuf.

2002

Replacement of three cable-stays by Baudin-Chateauneuf.

Participants

Initial construction (1975)
Concessionaire
Co-contractor
Various Maintenance and Rehabilitation Works (1996-2005)
Owner
Enrockment
Stay cables
Bearings
Water proofing
Anti-corrosion protection
Monitoring equipment
Concrete repair
Demolition contractor

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000046
  • Date created
    28/10/1998
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016