|This article does not cite any references or sources. (April 2012)|
|Carries||6 lanes of European route E45|
|Locale||Innsbruck, Tyrol (state), Austria|
|Other name(s)||Bridge of Europe|
|Height||190 metres (620 ft)|
|Longest span||198 metres (650 ft)|
Location in Austria
The Europabrücke, or Europe bridge, is a 777-metre (2,549 ft) long bridge carrying the A13 Brenner Autobahn (and European route E45) over the 657-metre (2,156 ft) Wipp valley just south of Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria. The bridge spans the Sill River, and forms part of the main route across the Alps from western Austria to South Tyrol in Italy. It is also part of the main route between southeastern Germany and northern Italy.
The longest span between pillars is 198 metres (650 ft). Built between 1959 and 1963 and standing 190 metres (620 ft) high above the ground, it took the title of Europe's highest bridge, surpassing the Gueuroz Bridge in Switzerland. The Italia Viaduct took over this title in 1974.
- List of highest bridges in the world
- List of tallest bridges in the world
- Europe bridge for other bridges called Europabrücke or translations of it.
Media related to Europabrücke (Brennerautobahn) at Wikimedia Commons
|This article about a bridge in Austria is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|