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This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges. Follow the Inventory link for more information about the inventory.
1839 Roche-Bernard
La Roche-Bernard, Morbihan, France (Vilaine River)
Bridgemeister ID:1027
Structurae ID:0004742
References:AAJ, HBE, PTS2
Principals:P. Leblanc
Use:Vehicular
Status:Replaced, 1911
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:198m
Notes
  • Wrecked by wind 1852, rebuilt, damaged 1866, 1869, 1870, and 1871. After the 1871 repairs, it was restricted to foot traffic. It was replaced 1911 by an arch. Approaches extant (next to the later suspension bridge), 2004.
  • Next to 1960 Roche-Bernard - La Roche-Bernard, Morbihan, France.

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