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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.
1823 (suspension bridge)
Réunion (Mat River)
Bridgemeister ID:1542
References:AAJ, ASB, CAB, MOS
Principals:Marc Brunel
Use:Vehicular (two-lane)
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:131.75f
Notes
  • Réunion was known as "Isle of Bourbon" at this time.
  • MOS: "These bridges were designed by Mr. Brunel, and executed in England, near Sheffield, where they were put together in January, 1823, before being sent out to the Isle de Bourbon."
  • Built as part of same project as 1823 (suspension bridge) - Réunion.

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