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This is a list of all 19 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory crossing Saône 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.
1827 L'île Barbe
Lyon vicinity, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:1535
Structurae ID:0008335
Coordinates:N 45.796883 E 4.83055
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, PQL, PTS2
Principals:Favier
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:2
Main spans:2 x 334.66f
Notes
Photo by David Denenberg
1829 Palais de Justice
Lyon, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:546
Structurae ID:0017171
References:PQL
Principals:Seguin Brothers
Use:Vehicular
Status:Replaced, 1972
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Notes
  • Damaged by flood, 1840. Rebuilt. Bombed, 1944. Repaired, 1945. Location now occupied by a cable-stayed footbridge, completed 1986.
Photograph, collection of David Denenberg
1831 Beauregard
Beauregard, Ain, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:1713
Structurae ID:0009505
Coordinates:N 46.002033 E 4.749783
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:2
Main spans:2
Photo by David Denenberg
1831 Belleville (Belleville-sur-Saône)
Belleville, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:979
Use:Vehicular
Suspended spans:2
Main spans:2
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg
1831 La Feuillée
Lyon, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:1520
Structurae ID:0012945
References:PQL
Use:Vehicular (with walkway)
Status:Demolished, 1910
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~67m
Deck width:7m
Notes
1831 Masaryk (Masarik, Mazarik, de la Gare)
Lyon vicinity, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:543
Structurae ID:0003376
Coordinates:N 45.778267 E 4.809017
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:PQL
Use:Vehicular (one-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:2
Main spans:2 x 85.2m
Deck width:6.5m
Notes
Photograph, collection of David Denenberg Photo by David Denenberg
1832 Neuville-sur-Saône
Neuville-sur-Saône, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:1737
Use:Vehicular
Status:Removed
Suspended spans:2
Main spans:2
1832 Saint-Vincent
Lyon, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:1098
Structurae ID:0003372
Coordinates:N 45.767583 E 4.827983
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:PQL
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Notes
Photo by David Denenberg
1838 Saint-Bernard
Saint-Bernard and Anse, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:1716
Principals:Seguin Brothers
Use:Vehicular
Status:Removed
Main cables:Wire (iron)
1840 Couzon
Couzon-au-Mont-d'Or and Rochetaillée-sur-Saône, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:1830
Structurae ID:0016404
Coordinates:N 45.84503 E 4.83355
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use (last checked, 2009)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:2
Main spans:2
1842 Fontaines-sur-Saône
Fontaines-sur-Saône, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:1987
1844 Mouton
Lyon, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:544
Structurae ID:0008348
References:PQL
Status:Replaced, 1952
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Notes
Photograph, collection of David Denenberg
1849 Kitchener-Marchand (Napoleon, Kitchener, Midi)
Lyon, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:540
Structurae ID:0012492
References:PQL
Principals:Ferdinand Seguin
Use:Vehicular
Status:Replaced, 1950's
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Main span:269.22f
Notes
Photograph, collection of David Denenberg Postcard, collection of David Denenberg
1851 Trévoux
Trévoux, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:1625
Structurae ID:0010216
Coordinates:N 45.93945 E 4.772417
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:2
Notes
  • Partially dismantled, 1982. Restored as a footbridge, 1985.
Photo by David Denenberg
1853 Saint-Georges (Sala)
Lyon, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:552
Coordinates:N 45.757117 E 4.82615
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BPF, PQL
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:75m
Notes
  • Destroyed 1944, rebuilt same year. Reconstructed 1999.
Photograph, collection of David Denenberg Photo by David Denenberg
1861 Gray
Gray, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:1127
Use:Vehicular
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg
Chauvort
Allerey-sur-Saône and Verdun-sur-le-Doubs, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:779
Use:Vehicular
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • I have also seen "Chaufort."
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg
Montmerle-sur-Saône
Montmerle-sur-Saône, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:1586
Structurae ID:0015059
Coordinates:N 46.080483 E 4.754933
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:2
Main spans:2
Photo by David Denenberg
Saint-Romain-des-Iles
Saint-Romain-des-Iles, France (Saône River)
Bridgemeister ID:2130
Use:Vehicular
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg

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