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Punt da Suransuns

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Conzett Bronzini Gartmann AG
 
location Zillis
function bridge, tourism
contributed by bjunker

The Punt da Suransuns is a stress-ribbon bridge with a span of 40 meters carrying a footpath across the Hinterrhein river through the Viamala gorge. Its deck is constructed with slabs of Andeer granite, which are pre-stressed over rectangular steel bars. Compared with a conventional deck, this pre-stressing increases the stability considerably. In 1996, the Veia Traversina (a footpath following a historic Roman trail) was opened, with the Traversiner Steg being the first stage of the walkway through the Viamala. For its continuation through the southern part of the gorge, a new path needed to be constructed between the Wildener Brucke and Rania, crossing the Hinterrhein north of the Viamala bridge that carries the national A13 highway across the gorge.

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Punt da Suransuns
Address
Viamala
Switzerland
Project is public!
How to get there? From the parking near the Viamala-Route, you get there by foot in 5 minutes. The bridge is part of the 'Via Splug'-Hiking Trail, which also crosses the Traversina Pedestrian Bridge. You can visit both Bridges in a one-day-hike from Zillis to Thusis or vice versa.
Completion 1999
Cost € 240000,-
ArchitectConzett Bronzini Gartmann AG
structural engineerJurg Conzett
Client Verein KulturRaum Viamala
 
Project ID 8479
Latitude/Longitude 46°39'28N 09°26'60E
Contributed by bjunker
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