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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.
1835 Chasse (Givors)
Chasse-sur-Rhône and Givors, France (Rhône River)
Bridgemeister ID:980
Structurae ID:0013232
Coordinates:N 45.581666 E 4.780083
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1
Side spans:2
Notes
  • Cables and deck appear to have been replaced (at least once).
  • AAJ describes an accident in 1836: "...some of the iron-work, which was faulty, gave way and the platform fell into the river. Six persons were drowned."
Photo by David Denenberg

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