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37 suspension bridges were found for search criteria: BPF . All 37 bridges from the search results appear below. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. If you don't see what you were looking for, try an image search with the same criteria: BPF. This will find the bridge if it is pictured on the site, but is not a catenary suspension bridge.
1825 Tain-Tournon
Tournon-sur-Rhône and Tain, France (Rhône River)
Bridgemeister ID:378
Structurae ID:0000156
References:AAJ, ASB, BBR, BPF, GHD, LAB, MOS, PTS2, TTSB
Principals:Marc Seguin
Use:Vehicular
Status:Removed, 1965
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:2
Main spans:2 x 278.88f
Deck width:13.75f
Notes
1830 Fourques
Fourques and Arles, France (Petit Rhône River)
Bridgemeister ID:1040
Structurae ID:0002998
Coordinates:N 43.688722 E 4.613472
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BPF
Principals:Seguin Brothers
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:2
Main spans:2
Photo by David Denenberg
1830 Parentignat (Orbeil)
Parentignat and Issoire, France (Allier River)
Bridgemeister ID:1568
Structurae ID:0002115
References:AAJ, BPF
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:Closed (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:98.4m
Notes
  • Bypassed, 1973.
1830 Remoulins
Remoulins, France (Gardon River)
Bridgemeister ID:946
Structurae ID:0003005
Coordinates:N 43.936944 E 4.557333
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BPF
Principals:Marc Seguin
Use:Vehicular
Status:Only towers remain, 1938 (last checked, 2002)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:120m
Notes
  • Demolished, 1938. Only towers remain.
Photo by David Denenberg
1831 Mirabeau
Mirabeau, France (Durance River)
Bridgemeister ID:982
Structurae ID:0012661
Coordinates:N 43.68945 E 5.668267
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BPF
Principals:Jean-François-Theophilus Sauzet
Use:Vehicular
Status:Only towers remain (last checked, 2005)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:150m
Deck width:5.5m
Notes
  • The towers from the older of the two Mirabeau suspension bridges are visible alongside the current crossing.
  • Damaged by flood, 1843. Rebuilt.
  • Replaced by 1935 Mirabeau - Mirabeau, France. Unsure if this was an immediate replacement.
Photo by David Denenberg
1839 Caille (Charles-Albert)
Allonzier-La-Caille vicinity, France (Usses Torrent)
Bridgemeister ID:859
Structurae ID:0002116
Coordinates:N 46.0126 E 6.111633
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BPF, PTS2
Principals:E. Belin
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:192m
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg Photo by David Denenberg
1840 Bono
Bono, France (Bono River)
Bridgemeister ID:997
Structurae ID:0003014
References:BPF
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:68.22m
Notes
  • At confluence with Auray River.
  • Substantial repairs 1859 and 1863, damaged by storm 1865, renovated 1867, traffic restricted 1869, more repairs 1869-1870, rebuilt 1925. Appears to be open as of 2005, but may be restricted to foot traffic.
1842 Rochemaure
Rochemaure, France (Rhône River)
Bridgemeister ID:950
Structurae ID:0002995
Coordinates:N 44.583117 E 4.71035
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BPF
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:Derelict (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:2
Main spans:2
Notes
  • Failed 1856, rebuilt 1858, destroyed 1940 (war), rebuilt 1942, destroyed 1944 (war), rebuilt 1946, restricted to pedestrians, 1983. Currently abandoned. Large castellated towers at either end.
Photo by David Denenberg
1842 Tonnay-Charente
Tonnay-Charente, France (Charente River)
Bridgemeister ID:942
Structurae ID:0000899
Coordinates:N 45.940166 W 0.886
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BPF, PTS2
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:90m
Side spans:2
Notes
  • Deck failed, August 21, 1883, during a load test. Rebuilt, 1885. At some point, the upper portions of the towers (above the road deck) were replaced.
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg
1845 College
Lyon, France (Rhône River)
Bridgemeister ID:1021
Structurae ID:0003018
Coordinates:N 45.765483 E 4.838717
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BPF, PQL
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:109.7m
Side spans:2
Notes
Photo by David Denenberg
1847 Donzère (Robinet)
Donzère, France (Rhône River)
Bridgemeister ID:970
Structurae ID:0003002
Coordinates:N 44.452367 E 4.6981
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BPF
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:3
Main spans:3
Photo by David Denenberg
1849 Langeais
Langeais, France (Loire River)
Bridgemeister ID:1029
Structurae ID:0008483
Coordinates:N 47.319667 E 0.404217
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BPF
Use:Vehicular (two-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:5
Main spans:3 x 295.29f
Side spans:2 x 147.64f
Notes
  • Damaged by lightning 1859, rebuilt, cables cut during war 1870, rebuilt 1874, possibly rebuilt 1936, deck collapsed 1940, repaired 1946 carrying just a footbridge, rebuilt 1950, reinforced 1983 to support heavier traffic.
Photo by Bruce and Suzie Holbrook Photo by David Denenberg Postcard, collection of David Denenberg
1849 Marc Seguin
Tournon-sur-Rhône and Tain-L'Hermitage, France (Rhône River)
Bridgemeister ID:975
Structurae ID:0000896
Coordinates:N 45.068638 E 4.834972
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BPF
Principals:Marc Seguin
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:2
Main spans:2
Notes
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
1863 Confolent
Beauzac vicinity, France (Loire River)
Bridgemeister ID:412
Structurae ID:0003007
References:BPF
Principals:Adolphe Boulland
Use:Vehicular (one-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Cables damaged 1913, 1921. Refurbished 1922.
1879 Saint-Ilpize
Saint-Ilpize, France (Allier River)
Bridgemeister ID:1097
Structurae ID:0003008
References:AAJ, BPF, HBE, PTS2
Principals:Ferdinand Arnodin
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:Closed, July 15, 2004
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:3
Main span:70.35m
Side spans:2
Deck width:18f
Notes
  • The side spans are supported solely by inclined stays, not suspenders from the main cables.
  • Structurae reports the bridge was closed to all traffic on July 15, 2004 due to damage to the deck, possibly caused by an overloaded truck. Structurae has photos of the damage.
1887 de l'Abîme
Cusy and Gruffy, Haute Savoie, France (Chéran River)
Bridgemeister ID:418
Structurae ID:0002307
Coordinates:N 45.764583 E 6.057117
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BPF
Principals:Ferdinand Arnodin
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:64m
Photo by David Denenberg
1898 Margeix (Marjeaix)
Beaulieu, Haute-Loire and Saint-Vincent, France (Loire River)
Bridgemeister ID:1539
Structurae ID:0003006
References:BPF
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:66m
Notes
  • Repaired, 1935 and 1975.
1900 Rochefort-Martrou Transporter (Matrou Transporter)
Rochefort, France (Charente River)
Bridgemeister ID:949
Structurae ID:0000109
Coordinates:N 45.91613 W 0.960638
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BPF
Principals:Ferdinand Arnodin
Use:Transporter
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:129m
Notes
  • Eckhard Bernstorff notes (data from the information table at the machinery building, where the motor to pull the platform is installed): Main Span 129 m (the high truss towers have a wide basis, the length from saddle to saddle is 139.75 m, and the length of the whole "tableau" including side parts is 175.5m), width between rails 8m. The Rochefort Transporter is well in use [2005], in the summer on all days people can use the "ferry" which is attached to the rails under the bridge.
Photo by Eckhard Bernstorff
1904 Bonhomme
Kervignac, France (Blavet River)
Bridgemeister ID:1115
Structurae ID:0001968
References:AAJ, BPF, PTS2
Principals:Ferdinand Arnodin
Use:Vehicular
Status:Only towers remain, 1980
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:3
Main span:535f
Side spans:2 x 121f
Notes
  • Deck and cables removed, 1980.
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg
1912 Groslée
Groslée, France (Rhône River)
Bridgemeister ID:1536
Structurae ID:0002992
Coordinates:N 45.712333 E 5.548533
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BPF
Principals:Ferdinand Arnodin
Use:Vehicular (with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg
1927 Port à l'Anglais
Alfortville and Vitry-sur-Seine, France (Seine River)
Bridgemeister ID:1114
Structurae ID:0000497
Coordinates:N 48.797333 E 2.41875
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BC3, BPF, PTS2
Use:Vehicular (three-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:3
Main span:124m
Side spans:52m, 54m
Deck width:40f

Notes
1931 Teil
Le Teil and Montélimar, France (Rhône River)
Bridgemeister ID:1549
Structurae ID:0001106
Coordinates:N 44.5519 E 4.692617
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BPF
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:235m
Notes
Photo by David Denenberg
1935 Mirabeau
Mirabeau, France (Durance River)
Bridgemeister ID:900
Structurae ID:0003019
References:BPF
Principals:Auguste Rey
Use:Vehicular
Status:Replaced, 1991
Suspended spans:1
Main span:175m
Deck width:8m
Notes
  • Dismantled 1991. The towers from the older of the two Mirabeau suspension bridges are visible at the current crossing.
  • Replaced 1831 Mirabeau - Mirabeau, France.
1936 Mornay-sur-Allier
Mornay-sur-Allier, France (Allier River)
Bridgemeister ID:1550
Structurae ID:0003000
References:BPF
Use:Vehicular
Status:Removed, circa 1970's
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Main span:79m

Notes
1937 Aiguilly
Roanne vicinity and Vougy vicinity, France (Loire River)
Bridgemeister ID:1567
Structurae ID:0003011
References:BPF
Use:Vehicular
Status:Demolished, c. 1980's
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:135m

Notes
1947 Les Andelys
Les Andelys, France (Seine River)
Bridgemeister ID:456
Structurae ID:0003003
Coordinates:N 49.23665 E 1.399
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BPF
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:146m

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg
1950 Rognonas
Rognonas and Avignon, France (Durance River)
Bridgemeister ID:549
Structurae ID:0002999
References:BC2, BPF
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:255m
Side spans:2
Photo by David Denenberg
1951 Sablons
Sablons and Serrières, France (Rhône River)
Bridgemeister ID:892
Structurae ID:0002996
Coordinates:N 45.318183 E 4.766867
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BPF
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:185m

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg
1952 Térénez
Landévennec vicinity and Rosnoen vicinity, France (Aulne River)
Bridgemeister ID:1454
Structurae ID:0003004
References:BPF
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:272m
Notes
1953 Ancenis
Ancenis and Le Fourneau, France (Loire River)
Bridgemeister ID:1037
Structurae ID:0003012
Coordinates:N 47.36195 W 1.176417
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BPF
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:238m

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg
1956 Lorois
Plouhinec vicinity, France (Etel River)
Bridgemeister ID:1080
Structurae ID:0003017
References:BPF
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:237m
Notes
1959 Tancarville
Tancarville, Normandy, France (Seine River)
Bridgemeister ID:460
Structurae ID:0000160
Coordinates:N 49.47 E 0.467267
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AOB, BPF
Use:Vehicular (major highway, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:608m
Side spans:2 x 176m
Deck width:12.5m
Notes
  • Main cables replaced, 1999.
Photo by David Denenberg Photograph, collection of David Denenberg
1960 Roche-Bernard
La Roche-Bernard, Morbihan, France (Vilaine River)
Bridgemeister ID:896
Structurae ID:0003013
References:BPF
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:244.8m
Side spans:2 x 81m

Notes
1967 Aquitaine
Bordeaux, France (Garonne River)
Bridgemeister ID:466
Structurae ID:0002850
References:BPF
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:394m
Side spans:2 x 143m
2000 Chavanon Viaduct
Merlines and Messeix, France (Chavanon Valley)
Bridgemeister ID:509
Structurae ID:0000878
References:BPF
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:300m
Notes
  • Monocable across A-pylon towers.
Saint-Fontunat-sur-Eyrieux (Pourchaire)
Saint-Fontunat-sur-Eyrieux, France (Eyrieux River)
Bridgemeister ID:1565
Structurae ID:0002007
References:BPF
Principals:Camille Seguin, Marc Seguin
Use:Footbridge
Status:Only towers remain
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Notes
  • BPF and other sources list this bridge as having been completed in 1821 or 1823, but it is unlikely the bridge was completed that early.



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