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Tavanasa Bridge

General Information

Name in local language: Rheinbrücke bei Tavanasa
Completion: 1906
Status: destroyed (1927)

Project Type

Structure: Three-hinged arch bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Reinforced concrete bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crossed:
  • Vorderrhein
Replaced by: Tavanasa Bridge (1928)
Coordinates: 46° 45' 13.65" N    9° 3' 33.44" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 51 m
total length 61.0 m
arch width 2.80 m
rise 5.50 m
deck total width 3.60 m

Design Loads

live load 250 kg/m² / 6 t

Cost

cost of construction Swiss Franc 28 000.00

Materials

deck reinforced concrete
arch reinforced concrete
piles wood
abutments reinforced concrete

Notes

This bridge was destroyed in an avalanche in 1927 and replaced by a different arch design.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000076
  • Date created
    28/10/1998
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016