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This is a list of all 3 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory for the country Réunion. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of countries.
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.
1823 (suspension bridge)
Réunion (Sainte-Suzanne River)
Bridgemeister ID:1541
References:AAJ, ASB, CAB
Principals:Marc Brunel
Use:Vehicular (two-lane)
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:2
Main spans:2 x 131.75f
Notes
Print, collection of David Denenberg
1889 Rivière de l'Est (River of the East)
Sainte Rose, Réunion (Rivière de l'Est)
Bridgemeister ID:992
Structurae ID:0007025
References:PTS2
Principals:Ferdinand Arnodin
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1

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