Stalden Bridge

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Designed in 1930 by Switzerland’s famous bridge designer, A. Sarrasin, the Visp or Stalden bridge crosses a magnificent gorge in the Valais region of Switzerland.  Three years later Sarrasin would create an even higher and more spectacular concrete arch bridge over the Trient gorge in nearby Gueuroz.   
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Designed in 1930 by Switzerland’s famous bridge designer, A. Sarrasin, the Visp or Stalden bridge crosses a magnificent gorge in the Valais region of Switzerland.  In 1959 this bridge was bypassed by the Killerhof Bridge with a wider roadway.  The original Stalden Bridge is still open to pedestrians. 
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Three years later Sarrasin would create an even higher and more spectacular concrete arch bridge over the Trient gorge in nearby Gueuroz.   
  
  
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[[File:StaldenSatellite.jpg|750px|center]]
 
[[File:StaldenSatellite.jpg|750px|center]]
Visp Bridges satellite image.
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Stalden Bridges satellite image.
  
  

Revision as of 23:19, 5 December 2018

Stalden Bridge
Pont Stalden
Stalden, Valais, Switzerland
394 feet high / 120 meters high
(218) foot span / (66) meter span
1930

1VispBridge.jpg


Designed in 1930 by Switzerland’s famous bridge designer, A. Sarrasin, the Visp or Stalden bridge crosses a magnificent gorge in the Valais region of Switzerland. In 1959 this bridge was bypassed by the Killerhof Bridge with a wider roadway. The original Stalden Bridge is still open to pedestrians.

Three years later Sarrasin would create an even higher and more spectacular concrete arch bridge over the Trient gorge in nearby Gueuroz.


2VispConstruction.jpg


StaldenSatellite.jpg

Stalden Bridges satellite image.


StaldenSatelliteWide.jpg
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