|Function / usage:||
Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
|Built:||1934 - 1935|
Geographic Information & Related Structures
Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany, Europe
Autobahnbrücke Griesheim (1978)
A private initiative is formed to advocate the construction of a "automobile road" from Hamburg to Basel via Frankfurt (HAFRABA). It is dismissed by the NSDAP.
|23 September 1933||
Adolf Hitler takes up the idea of the highway again and comes personally to the ground breaking ceremony for the section Frankfurt-Darmstadt.
Construction of the highway section Frankfurt-Kassel begins which requires a Main river crossing.
Dynamited by retreating German troops.
|22 April 1946||
Reconstructed bridge enters service. The bridge is made of wood. It is later replaced again by a reinforced concrete structure.
|22 September 1976||
The first superstructure of the replacement bridge is completed and enters service.
The bridge is dismantled by barging parts of the bridge out.
|2 January 1977||
In a second barging foray the remainder of the superstructure is removed.
|15 February 1977||
Demolition is complete.
Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.
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- Frankfurter Brücken, Societäts-Verlag, Frankfurt (Germany), ISBN 3797303939, 1982; pp. 189-194