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Franjo Tudman Bridge, Dubrovnik
Categories: Bridges, Tourist Spots
The Franjo Tuđman Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge carrying the D8 state road at the western approach to Dubrovnik, Croatia across Rijeka Dubrovačka near Port of Gruž. The original bridge design was developed in 1989, however construction was stopped at the onset of the Croatian War of Independence. The bridge has been redesigned by Structures Department of the University of Zagreb Faculty of Civil Engineering and the design employed has been developed by Zlatko Šavor.StructureThe bridge is 518m long, measured between the abutments. Substructure of the bridge consists of the abutments, a pier on the western shore supporting a pretensioned girder and an anchoring pier on the eastern shore.Supported structure on the cable-stayed portion of the bridge consists of a composite girder, an A-shaped pylon and the cable stays. Overall span of the girder is 324.7m. Concrete roadway slab is of generally constant depth of 25cm. A total of 38 cable stays have been executed, comprising 27 to 61 steel wire cables placed in protective polyethylene pipes.The pylon is 141.5m tall, measured from the top surface of the foundations. It comprises a box cross section of varying size. An additional box girder is executed just below the suspended structure providing it an additional support as well as bracing the pylon legs. The cable stays are anchored to the top of the pylon. A special opening has been executed in one of the pylon legs, next to the sidewalk, providing access to the inside of its cross-section, where there are rungs facilitating climbing to the top of the pylon, where another opening on its top allows replacements of the anchors, should that become necessary.Put Franjo Tudman Bridge into our Dubrovnik travel itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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ドブロブニクへ向かう時には気がつきませんでしたが、この橋を渡ると旧市街が見えてきました。モスタルへ行く時も橋を通過しましたがグルージュ港には巨大なクルーズ船が停泊していました。なお、ドブロブニク観光の時にはクルーズ船が来ていなかったので大混雑を回避出来たようです。Old town, seen across this bridge could not notice on the way to Dubrovnik. We've passed the bridge at Mostar to go to Dubrovnik was at anchor a giant cruise ship. So, did not come during the Dubrovnik Tourist cruise ships could avoid big crowds.show original
ドゥブロヴニクで3島をめぐるクルーズの現地ツアーに参加した際に船から見えて立派な橋だと思っていたら、翌日にバスでドゥブロヴニクからスプリットに移動する際に通ったので実際に通行して2度楽しむことができて良かったです。Was able to pass through as it passed while thinking looks while participated in Dubrovnik on the 3 Island Cruise Tour from the ship's bridge, move next day by bus from Dubrovnik to split the two.show original
The Franjo Tuđman bridge was great as far as bridges go; very interesting architecture. There's a vista shortly after that's most impressive (you'll see in the photos). Gives you a great view of the w... read more »
Great view of dubrovnik
Beautiful bridge and if you would like to have a good view of it I recommend you go to Copacabana beach and take your shot of the bridge!
Nice viewing of Dubrovnick
Mirko Filipovićgood for jumpingshow original
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