Sommières Roman Bridge
|Other name(s):||Pont romain de Sommières|
|Beginning of works:||1st century|
|total length||189 m|
|number of arches||17|
Bridge is restored.
The bridge was built under the reign of Tiberius for the Roman road between Nimes and Toulouse. It was originally composed of 17 arches, but during the Middle Ages, 4 arches were absorbed into the city structure. They serve as caves today.
Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.
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- Les voies romaines (1st edition), Picard éditeur, Paris (France), ISBN 2-7084-0526-8, 1997; pp. 143
- Sommières: pont romain presented at Congrès archéologique de France - Monuments du Gard, 157éme session.
- Ponts de France, Presses Ponts et chaussées, Paris (France), ISBN 2859780300, 1984; pp. 60
- Les plus beaux ponts de France, Bonneton, Paris (France), ISBN 2862532754, 2001; pp. 10-11
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