Széchenyi Chain Bridge

NBI
Structurae ID
20000455
Global Region
Europe
Country
Hungary
State/Province
Budapest
City
Budapest
Crossing
Danube River
Lat/Lon
47.49889/19.04361
Construction
1840 - 1849
Age
172
Design life
Designer/Cosultant
Total Length
375
Maximum Span
202
Usage
Foot/Bicycle, Road
Health
Good
Cable
Wrought Iron
Deck
Wrought Iron
Pier
Masonry
Reconstruction
Yes
Year Reconstructed
1914
Modifications
Yes
Monitoring
Yes
Notes
1914-1915 Bridge is reconstructed and strengthened to be able to handle increased traffic loading. Destroyed during WWII, then rebuilt 1949