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BUILDING
 
 
Puente de Vizcaya / Bizkaiko Zubia
Vizcaya Transporter Bridge
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DESIGNER
 
 
Ferdinand Arnodin

Alberto de Palacio

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MATERIALS
 
steel
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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
Spain [España]
Region
Basque Country [País Vasco (Euskadi)]
Province
Vizcaya (Bizkaia)
Comarca
Gran Bilbao
Town
Portugalete
Address
Calle / María Díaz de Haro / Kalea
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Transport buildings and structures
Bridges and walkways
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1887    
Realisation
1890 - 1893
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AWARDS
 
2006
World Heritage Site
UNESCO
2003
Bien Cultural Calificado
Monumento
Patrimonio Cultural Vasco
1984
Monumento Histórico Artístico
Gobierno Basco
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Raquel Santos, "Puente de Portugalete", Revista del Ministerio de Fomento 531, julio 2004, pp. 58-63
Juan José Arenas de Pablo, Kosme de Barañano, El puente Vizcaya. 1893-1993, Colegio Oficial de Aparejadores y Arquitectos Técnicos de Vizcaya, Bilbao 1993
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Lenght
m. 164
Height
m. 61
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Silvestre de Palacio
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ANNOTATIONS
 
 
  • 16 june 1937 - The bridge is demolished during the civil war. Only the pylons are left in place.
  • 1939-1941 - Rebulding by José Juan Aracil
  • 5 april 1943 - New opening
  • 1964 - Replacement of the platform
 
 
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