German Unity Transport Project 8

 Nuremberg – Erfurt – Halle/Leipzig – Berlin

The Itz Viaduct

The Itztal Viaduct (Photo: Nürnberg Luftbild, Hajo Dietz)

Fact and figures

Bridge length: 868 m
Span length: 58 m
Structure type: reinforced concrete structure with a steel framework (trussed girders) below
Completion: 2005

The new line runs east of Coburg in this section. The town is linked to the new line by two connecting curves at Niederfühlbach and Dörfles-Esbach. A bridge 868 metres long with a maximum height of 30 metres takes the line across the Itz Valley between Dörfles-Esbach and Rödental.

(Graphic: DB AG)

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