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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.
1833 Longues
Longues, France (Allier River)
Bridgemeister ID:1759
References:AAJ
Use:Vehicular
Status:Replaced
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:328.1f
Deck width:14.11
Notes
  • AAJ notes that this bridge collapsed during load testing, 1832. Another accident occurred when a hanger failed, December 6, 1832. The bridge opened February 1, 1833.
  • This is likely the same bridge sometimes attributed to nearby Vic-le-Comte.

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