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ARGE EÜ Filstal

ARGE EÜ Filstal
Facts and Figures
Company ARGE EÜ Filstal PORR/Max Bögl
PrincipalMax Bögl Stiftung GmbH &Co. KG
LocationMühlhaus im Täle - Germany
Type Bridge building
Runtime08.2013 - in progress

In lofty heights

A 485 m long bridge spans across the Filstal valley on the Drackensteiner slope, a spectacular structure with a height of up to 85 m. In Germany there are only two railway bridges that are higher. Another special feature of the bridge is that it connects two tunnels: the Boßler Tunnel and the Steinbühltunnel. The ICE will cross the bridge at a speed of about 250 km/h. The bridge consists of two separate supporting structures 30 m apart. Each of them has a separate tunnel tube.

To the DB Video report "Baufortschritt Filstalbrücke"

Technical data:

  • Danger area: crossing of a federal road and motorway A8 Stuttgart-Munich
  • Bridge construction: Prestressed concrete hollow box bridge
  • Span / total length [m]: 70.03 / 485.0
  • 70.03 / 472.0 
  • Number of sections: 6 (each)