Jungfern Bridge

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Jungfern Bridge

Jungfernbrücke (Berlin)
Berlin Jungfernbruecke S.jpg
Jungfern Bridge
Coordinates 52°30′49″N 13°24′05″E / 52.5137°N 13.4014°E / 52.5137; 13.4014Coordinates: 52°30′49″N 13°24′05″E / 52.5137°N 13.4014°E / 52.5137; 13.4014
CarriesPedestrians
CrossesKupfergraben
Locale Mitte, Berlin,  Germany
Characteristics
DesignBascule bridge
MaterialIron
Total length28 metres (92 ft)
Width4.5 metres (15 ft)
Longest span8.7 metres (29 ft)
No. of spans3
Piers in water2
Clearance below4.5 metres (15 ft)
History
Constructed byhölzerne Klappbrücke auf Steinwiderlagern

The Jungfern Bridge (German: Jungfernbrücke) is a bridge in Berlin.[1] It is the oldest bridge in Berlin.[2] There have been nine predecessors on its site in Berlin-Mitte,[2] spanning the Spree arm Kupfergraben and linking Friedrichsgracht to Oberwasserstraße.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Herz, J. H. (1908). Guide through Germany, Austria-Hungary, Switzerland, Italy, France, Belgium, Holland, the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, &c:. Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft. Page 161. Retrieved from Google books
  2. ^ a b "The oldest bridge: Jungfernbrücke (Mitte)". www.elephantinberlin.com.

Coordinates: 52°30′50″N 13°24′05″E / 52.51389°N 13.40139°E / 52.51389; 13.40139