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Sandö Bridge

General Information

Name in local language: Sandöbron
Beginning of works: 1938
Completion: 16 July 1943
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Deck arch bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Reinforced concrete bridge

Location

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Crosses:
  • Ångermansälven River
Coordinates: 62° 52' 59.83" N    17° 52' 39.39" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 264 m
rise 42 m
total length 810 m

Materials

piers reinforced concrete
arch reinforced concrete
abutments reinforced concrete
piers on arch reinforced concrete

Chronology

31 August 1939, 16:40

The falsework for the bridge collapses during construction. 18 workers are killed. The accident, however, receives little attention in the press at the time as World War II breaks out the following day.

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Contractor

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000668
  • Date created
    09/04/2000
  • Last Update
    14/06/2017