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Tournon Bridge

General Information

Other name(s): Pont de Tournon
Completion: 1825
Status: demolished (1965)

Project Type

Structure: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: original use:
Road bridge
later use:
Pedestrian bridge (footbridge)
Material: Iron bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
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Crossed:
  • Rhone River
Near: Marc Seguin Bridge (1849)

Technical Information

Materials

superstructure wrought iron

Chronology

7 February 1847

Due to the insufficient clearance over the river for steam boats, a royal ordinance requires the brothers Seguins to build a new bridge and destroy the current one or transform it to a footbridge after lifting the deck. They choose the latter.

25 April 1965

The bridge is demolished.

Participants

Design
(role unknown)

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Relevant Publications

  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000156
  • Date created
    21/04/1999
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016