Salginatobel Bridge

Local nameSalginatobelbrücke
LocationAlps, Switzerland

Salginatobel Bridge is a reinforced concrete arch bridge designed by Swiss civil engineer Robert Maillart. It was constructed across an alpine valley in Schiers, Switzerland between 1929 and 1930. In 1991, it was declared an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, the thirteenth such structure and the first concrete bridge so designated.As with his Schwandbach Bridge and Vessy Bridge, the structure's fame among civil engineers is a consequence of the techniques involved and the elegance of its design rather than its prominent location: it serves a town of about 2,500 people but is often visited by designers.

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Address Salginatobelbrücke, 7228, Switzerland

Coordinates 46°58'54.31" N 9°43'6.374" E

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