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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.
1879 Saint-Ilpize
Saint-Ilpize, France (Allier River)
Bridgemeister ID:1097
Structurae ID:0003008
References:AAJ, BPF, HBE, PTS2
Principals:Ferdinand Arnodin
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:Closed, July 15, 2004
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:3
Main span:70.35m
Side spans:2
Deck width:18f
Notes
  • The side spans are supported solely by inclined stays, not suspenders from the main cables.
  • Structurae reports the bridge was closed to all traffic on July 15, 2004 due to damage to the deck, possibly caused by an overloaded truck. Structurae has photos of the damage.

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