Pont de l'Université - Lyon, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
N 45° 45.154 E 004° 50.122
31T E 642748 N 5068194
Quick Description: [EN] The bridge of the University is a bridge of France located in Lyon and franchising the Rhone. [FR] Le pont de l'Université est un pont de France situé à Lyon et franchisant le Rhône.
Location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Date Posted: 8/4/2019 12:39:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM112FX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:

"The University Bridge is between Place Gailleton and University Street, Gailleton Quay on the right bank, Quai Claude Bernard on the left bank between the second and seventh, and downstream from the Guillotière Bridge. upstream of the Gallieni bridge.

It was built on the site of an old ferry to serve the university buildings erected between 1876 and 1898. When it was inaugurated in 1903, the work was named Pont des Facultés, but was quickly renamed the University Bridge.

Damaged in 1944, a temporary wooden bridge was put in place, then the bridge was definitely reopened in 1947. The bridge, 267,50 m long and 20 m wide, consists of three metal arches melted at Longwy and resting on stone piles of Porcieu-Amblagnieu. "

Sources : The Bridge

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" Le pont de l’Université se trouve entre la place Gailleton et la rue de l’Université, quai Gailleton en rive droite, quai Claude Bernard en rive gauche entre le second et le septième. Il est en aval du pont de la Guillotière et en amont du pont Gallieni.

Il fut construit à l'emplacement d'un ancien bac pour desservir les bâtiments universitaires érigés entre 1876 et 1898. Lors de son inauguration en 1903, l'ouvrage fut baptisé pont des Facultés, mais il fut rapidement renommé pont de l'Université.

Endommagé en 1944, un pont provisoire en bois est mis en place, puis le pont est définitivement rouvert en 1947. Le pont, long de 267,50 m pour 20 m de large, est constitué de trois arches métalliques fondues à Longwy et reposant sur des piles en pierres de Porcieu-Amblagnieu. "

Sources : Le Pont

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