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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.
1926 Nassau
Nassau, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany (Lahn River)
Bridgemeister ID:1133
Structurae ID:0025229
References:AAJ
Use:Vehicular (two-lane)
Status:Removed (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Plate girder
Main span:245.75f
Notes
  • The "cables" of this bridge appear to have been steel plates riveted together. The deck is plate girder. Not surprisingly, recent photos of the bridge show it resting on two intermediate piers. AAJ describes the cables: "'laminated chains' made of flat iron plates, there being two such chains to a side, each of five plates riveted together."
  • Replacement under construction, 2005.
  • Replaced 1830 (suspension bridge) - Nassau, Germany.
  • Replaced by 2005 Nassau - Nassau, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.

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