Austria's Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge
Abstract:A 137.7 m long suspension bridge carries pedestrians and a wastewater pipeline across a 120 m deep valley in Austria. The natural beauty of the site made aesthetics especially important in the design of the bridge. The difficult conditions for erection led to the choice of a suspension bridge with a timber deck; the steel structure is zinc-galvanized.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1997-02-01
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