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IABSE Awards - Post event Programme

  • 18 Nov 2022
  • 07:45
  • 19 Nov 2022
  • 18:30
  • South-East Switzerland
  • 19

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Post event Programme

Tour to Mythical Bridges of South-East Switzerland
Organise by Kristian Schellenberg

This two days Bridge Tour gives a concentrated impression of some of the most remarkable bridges in south-east Switzerland. The tour will starts and ends at Zurich Mainstation.

1. Salginatobel, Schiers - International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark of ACSE, 1991. Built 1929 by Robert Maillart.

2. Sunniberg, Klosters - IABSE Outstanding Structure Award 2001 Built in 1998 designed by Christian Menn.

3. Tamina, Pfäfers - Largest arch bridge in Switzerland and currently under construction.

4. Traversina - Short walk to the suspension pedestrian bridge overcoming the height difference of 22 m with 176 steps.

5. Landwasserviaduct, Filisur - UNESCO World Heritage Site, 2008.
The 136 m long stone viaduct of the Rhaetian Railway crosses the valley at 65 m height by means of 6 arches. Built in 1902 and renovated 2009.
6. Valtschiel, Donat - With 43.2 m span Robert Maillart’s largest bridge without hinge at the arch center built in 1924. It has been carefully repaired in 2013 and serves as pedestrian bridge, today.
7. Rhinebridge Tamins - 100 m concrete arch bridge built in 1962 and designed by Christian Menn.

8. Zweite Hinterrheinbrücke Reichenau – one of the shortlisted projects for the IABSE Award 2022 for Infrastructure.
9. Italian Bridge in Chur – footbridge of 77 m length completed in October 2020 designed by Bänziger Partner Ltd.  

Date: 18 -19 November 2022
Start: 18.11.2022, 07.45 Zurich Hauptbahnhof (Main station)
Finish: 19.11.2022, 18.30 Zurich Hauptbahnhof (Main Station)

Tour
Cost: CHF 440 / person
Guided by: Kristian Schellenberg
Registration deadline: 31 October 2022

Package includes the following;
  • Train from Zurich - Landquart (2 Class)
  • 2 x Lunch and 1 x Dinner (Simple menu of local dishes)
  • 1 night accommodation in Bergün - (Bed & Breakfast - double room)
  • Bus transportation
  • Refreshments
  • Train from Chur - Zurich (2 Class)

Note: Number of participants is limited to 19, this will be stictly 'first come, first serve'. (Minimum required participants to take place: 13)

IABSE
Jungholzstrasse 28
8050 Zurich
SWITZERLAND

Location: Map Info

Have a question?
+41 43 443 97 65
secretariat@iabse.org

Bank details: Click here.

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