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Santa Fe Suspension Bridge

General Information

Name in local language: Puente colgante de Santa Fe; Puente Colgante Ing. Marcial Candioti
Beginning of works: 1924
Completion: 8 June 1928
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Gisclard bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: , ,
Crosses:
  • Paraná River
Coordinates: 31° 38' 24.36" S    60° 40' 52.68" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

width 10 m
total length 295.40 m
span lengths 73.85 m - 147.70 m - 73.85 m
pylons height 26.20 m

Cost

Reconstruction
cost of construction United States dollar 7 929 818.64

Materials

pylons steel

Chronology

1922
- 1924

Construction of the original suspension system using the Gisclard system with the structural pieces imported from France.

28 September 1983

The bridge collapses after severe flooding which topples the eastern pylon.

April 2000
- April 2001

The bridge is rebuilt according to the original design using the Gisclard system of suspension and any salvageable original part.

Participants

Subcontractor
Initial construction
Design
Steel construction

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20006594
  • Date created
    07/11/2002
  • Last Update
    08/02/2018