Neckar Viaduct, Weitingen

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The Neckar Viaduct at Weitingen is a bridge that crosses the River Neckar, near the village Horb am Neckar. The bridge is an important part of motorway A81's section Stuttgart - Singen.

Characteristics[edit]

Measurements[edit]

The bridge has an overall length of 900 meters, spans of 234-134-134-134-264 meters and a height of 125 meters above ground. The width of the building of over amounts to 31.5 meters and consists of a 6.10 meters high steel hollow box, which is broad 10 meters down.

Construction[edit]

A characteristic are the fringing fields under-stretched with ropes, which possess a span of 264 meters on the south side. Hence this could be done without columns in the valley slopes.

History[edit]

The bridge was handed over to the public in 1978. Directly east of the bridge is a 110 kV power line, hung on high anchor masts 70 meters high, crosses the Neckar Valley from Eutingen to St.Georgen.

Coordinates: 48°26′56″N 8°45′57″E / 48.44889°N 8.76583°E / 48.44889; 8.76583