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Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: July 3, 2017

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Vienna (Wien): Vienna (Wien): Austria (Österreich)
Structure Type
Metal Solid Ribbed Through Arch, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1900 By Builder/Contractor: Anton Biró and Engineer/Design: Martin Paul

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
105 Feet (32 Meters)
Structure Length
105 Feet (32 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This is a unique pair of bridges. One is a steel arch footbridge that crosses the river at a perpendicular angle and leads to the Vienna Main Customs Office Building (Wiener Hauptzollamt). Below this bridge is a steel pony truss bridge which carries the U-Bahn which emerges from the underground to cross the river at a heavy skew before returning into the continuation of the underground subway tunnel.

About the Zollamtssteg Arch Bridge

This bridge was designed by Martin Paul. Josef Hackhofer and Friedrich Ohmann were architects for the bridge. Anton Biró was responsible for the steel construction. This bridge is a listed building in Austria.

About the Zollamtsbrücke Truss Bridge

This bridge was built in 1900 for the Stadtbahn. Otto Wagner was the architect, because he oversaw all the initial development of the Stadtbahn buildings and bridges.

This bridge is tagged with the following special condition(s): Footbridge


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