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.



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.[1]


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.


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