Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Sweden - Arsta Bridge


Stamp Issue : 1956-12-01 

Arsta Bridge is a steel arch railway bridge, in central Stockholm, is located 45 meters west of the old Arsta Bridge (Eastern Årsta Bridge). Passing over the watercourse of Årstaviken and the islets Årsta holmar, they connect the major island Södermalm to the southern mainland district Årsta.
In this bridge next to a new Årsta Railway Bridge has been completed in 2005, it is an optimised and very complex ten-span pre-stressed concrete structure. Each span has a length of 78 meters. The bridge will include pedestrian and bicycle paths, as well as service roads on each side of the tracks.

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