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Pont en bois - Saint-Gervais-sous-Meymont - France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JMRetSB
N 45° 41.365 E 003° 36.627
31T E 547532 N 5059722
Quick Description: The covered bridge on the DORE is the first wooden deck without load limitation, class II road in France /\ Le pont couvert sur la DORE est le premier pont en bois sans limitation de charge, de classe routière II en France.
Location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Date Posted: 9/23/2017 10:23:12 AM
Waymark Code: WMWNQQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 2

Long Description:
Saint Gervais sous Meymont is the only commune of the canton on the left bank of the Dore, in Livradois. The village formed of a few houses set up around the church is in a loop of the river. We take the covered wooden bridge. It allows the departmental road 254 to cross the Dore.
This road bridge is made entirely of wood with galvanized steel connectors. It is all traffic (PL, VL, pedestrians), it is the first road bridge class II without limitation of loads in France. It was awarded the IVOR label (innovations validated on reference works) in 1996.



Saint Gervais sous Meymont est la seule commune du canton située sur la rive gauche de la Dore, en Livradois. Le bourg formé de quelques maisons tassées autour de l'église se trouve dans une boucle de la rivière. On emprunte le pont de bois couvert. Il permet à la route départementale 254 de franchir la Dore.
Ce pont-route est entièrement en bois avec des connecteurs en acier galvanisé. Il est tout trafic (PL, VL, piétons), c'est le premier pont route classe II sans limitation de charges en France. Il a bénéficié du label IVOR (innovations validées sur ouvrages de référence) en 1996.


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Current Condition of Bridge: very good

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Description of Covered Bridge:
The structure is made of glued laminated wood (BLC) made of Scots pine. The longitudinal members are made up of two 185 x 528 mm BLC elements. The diagonals are made of two BLC 185 x 363 mm beams. The posts are BLC beams 200 x 363 mm. The assemblies are bolted. The decking is in oak. Length: 35.50 m (bridge) and 41.06 m (cover). Width: 9,70 m (bridge with roadway width: 6,00 m and 2 sidewalks of 1,05 m) and 12,23 m (cover). Range: 33.25 m La structure est faite d'un treillis en bois lamellé collé (BLC) fait de pin sylvestre. Les membrures longitudinales sont constituées de deux éléments en BLC de 185 x 528 mm. Les diagonales sont constituées de deux poutres BLC 185 x 363 mm. Les poteaux sont des poutres BLC 200 x 363 mm. Les assemblages sont boulonnés. Le platelage est en chêne. Longueur : 35,50 m (pont) et 41,06 m (couverture). Largeur : 9,70 m (pont avec largeur chaussée : 6,00 m et 2 trottoirs de 1,05 m) et 12,23 m (couverture). Portée : 33,25 m


Year Built: 1994

Location (Road - City - State - Country): D 254 à St Gervais sous Meymont

Parking (If not at the bridge):: Not listed

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