Pont de Vessy
LocalizationThe bridge of Vessy is the second bridge upstream of Arve after its entry in Suisse. This bridge is named thus in reference to the village of Vessy which is on left bank of the bridge.
The bridge is located at the entry of a loop of Arve which, at its end, is crossed by the Pont of the Valley of Arve itself located in straight line compared to the bridge of Vessy.
HistoryThe bridge is built in 1936 by the architect Robert Maillart. Its total costs of the bridge are then of: 76000 Swiss francs, is approximately 100 francs per square meters, appreciably less than the usual cost of the time in Switzerland which was from 450 to 700 francs per square meter.
Technical dataThe bridge of Vessy is an arch bridge with three articulations, consisted of three arcs, and being characterized by the shape from the pedestal bridge bearings connecting the arc to the apron in the shape from X.
- List of the bridges of the canton of Geneva
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