Graubünden - Culture of Construction

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Verbindungsstrasse Schiers – Schuders | 7220 Schiers
Approximately 3 km. north-east of Schiers.

Built 1929-1930 by Robert Maillart; scaffold engineer Richard Coray.
Three-hinged arch construction with concrete joints as box girders of steel-reinforced concrete; height 90 metres, length 133 m, span 90 m, 3.50 m. roadway. Honoured by the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1991 as an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. Vantage point from a platform at a lower level, access by footpath from the upper end of the bridge.

(Kunstführer durch Graubünden, Hg. Gesellschaft für Schweizerische Kunstgeschichte. Eng. translation of the title: Art Guide of Graubünden, ed. Society for the History of Swiss Art, Zurich 2008. This book has only been published in German.)