German Unity Transport Project 8

 Nuremberg – Erfurt – Halle/Leipzig – Berlin

Railway bridge over the A3 motorway

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The new railway bridge over the A3 motorway Fürth/Erlangen intersection (3D-graphic: DB AG)

Facts and Figures

Bridge length: 110,5 m

The new railway bridge over the A3 motorway Fürth/Erlangen intersection will have four tracks and be up to 120 m long. A bowstring girder bridge is planned. In this type of structure the deck is suspended from a large steel arch on steel cables. Planning permission for the bridge forms part of the development rights for the intended motorway upgrade.

(Drawing: DB AG)

History of the bridge

1962 Construction of a new twin-track prestressed concrete bridge over the A3, with a central pier and a span of 2 x 18.1 m
2013 New railway bridge with a total span of 110.5 m built east of the existing bridge

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