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Millennium Bridge

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Identifikation

Millennium Bridge
236088

Karte

Struktur allgemein

Brücke
existent [fertiggestellt]
Verbundbauweise
hellgrau grau

Nutzung

Fußgängerverkehr

Fakten

  • Millennium Bridge is supported by two Y-shaped armatures.
  • The bridge was the first pedestrian bridge to be built over the Thames in central London for over 100 years.
  • The sculptor Sir Anthony Caro was instrumental in the bridge's design.
  • The bridge links the Thames between Tate Modern and St. Paul's Cathedral.
  • On opening in 2000, the bridge developed a sway caused by harmonics created by pedestrians walking in unison; to correct this, the bridge was stiffened and a system of tuned mass dampers were installed; the bridge reopened in 2002.
  • The deck of the bridge is 4 metres (13.1 feet) wide with stainless steel balustrades supported by cables at each side.
  • 2,000 tonnes of force are absorbed via cables anchored deep in large concrete slabs which are embedded on each side of the Thames.
  • The maximum height that the suspension cables rise above the deck is 2.3 metres (7.5 feet), allowing near-unimpeded views whilst processing across the bridge.
  • The bridge's deck is illuminated at night, giving the impression of what has become to be known as the 'blade of light'.
  • The low profile of the bridge preserves the site-line of St. Paul's Cathedral whilst being tall enough to allow ships to pass underneath.
  • The bridge is the world's longest lateral-span suspension bridge.
  • This is central London's only Thames bridge solely devoted to pedestrian usage.
  • Millennium Bridge is traversed by more than 10,000 pedestrians per day.

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Ort

Millennium Bridge
Bankside
SE1
Southwark
London
England
Großbritannien

Technische Daten

1.049,87 ft
1996
2000

Beteiligte Firmen

Foster + Partners

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Besondere Eigenschaften

  • Eines der bekannten Bauwerke dieser Stadt
  • Städtischer Denkmalschutz
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