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This is a list of all 5 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory crossing Danube River. Please note that different rivers with the same name will be grouped together. For example, selecting 'Bear Creek' shows bridges across several different Bear Creeks. Also, similarly named rivers are grouped separately. For example, 'River Dee' (UK) bridges are grouped separately from 'Dee River' (Australia) bridges. 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 crossings.
1849 Chain (Szechényi)
Budapest, Hungary (Danube River)
Bridgemeister ID:402
Structurae ID:0000455
Coordinates:N 47.49945 E 19.046567
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BC3, BCO, CTW, HBE, ONF
Principals:William Tierney Clark, Adam Clark
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:666f
Side spans:2 x 298f
Notes
  • Don Sayenga notes, the bridge was designed by W.T. Clark, but built by Adam Clark (no relation).
  • Destroyed during WWII, rebuilt 1949.
Photo by John McGrain Stereoview, collection of David Denenberg Photo by Richard Ehrenberg
1903 Elizabeth (Elisabeth, Erzsébet)
Budapest, Hungary (Danube River)
Bridgemeister ID:426
Structurae ID:0004946
References:AAJ, BMA, HBE, PTS2, SA19050909
Principals:Aurel Czekelius, M. Nagy
Use:Vehicular (with walkway)
Status:Destroyed, 1945
Main cables:Eyebar
Suspended spans:3
Main span:951f
Side spans:2 x 145f

Notes
1911 Prinzregent-Luitpoldbrücke
Passau, Bavaria, Germany (Danube River)
Bridgemeister ID:2300
Use:Vehicular
Status:Destroyed, 1945
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1

Notes
1948 Luitpoldbrücke
Passau, Bavaria, Germany (Danube River)
Bridgemeister ID:932
Coordinates:N 48.5756 E 13.4716
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Vehicular (two-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Notes
Photo by Richard Ehrenberg
1964 Elizabeth (Elisabeth, Erzsébet)
Budapest, Hungary (Danube River)
Bridgemeister ID:990
Structurae ID:0004945
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1

Notes
Photo by Richard Ehrenberg

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