Bridges and roads, Beckenried Viaduct, Beckenried, Switzerland

Beckenried Viaduct

  • Beckenried, Switzerland
  • Bridges and roads
  • Surface: 76.000 sqm
  • Product: DERBIGUM GC

With a length of 3150 meter the Beckenried viaduct is one of the longest bridges of the Swiss Federal Highway System. It belongs to the North-South route connceting the cities Basle and Chiasso.

The bridge is located in a scenic area on the shores of the lake of Lucerne in Central Switzerland and traverses a slope having dip angles between 10 and 40°. The superstructure of the viaduct is resting on 58 hollow piers founded on the sound bedrock.

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