Jungfern Bridge

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Jungfern Bridge
Jungfernbrücke (Berlin)
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Jungfern Bridge
Carries Pedestrians
Crosses Kupfergraben
Locale Mitte, Berlin,  Germany
Characteristics
Design Bascule bridge
Material Iron
Total length 28 metres (92 ft)
Width 4.5 metres (15 ft)
Longest span 8.7 metres (29 ft)
No. of spans 3
Piers in water 2
Clearance below 4.5 metres (15 ft)
History
Constructed by hölzerne Klappbrücke auf Steinwiderlagern

The Jungfern Bridge (German: Jungfernbrücke) is a bridge in Berlin.[1] It is the oldest bridge in Berlin.[citation needed] There have been nine predecessors on its site in Berlin-Mitte,[citation needed] 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

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