Type: Wooden bridge, rail bridge

Structure: Slab bridge

Year of production: 2005

Structural engineer: Martinsons Träbroar AB

Contractor: Martinsons Träbroar AB


Slab bridges are made using beams on edge that are tied together in a transverse direction using steel stays, either at a factory or on site, depending on their length. Very long slab bridges can be made using multiple spans.

The deck is sealed with asphalt or gravel.

The design and surface treatment is performed in line with the relevant bridge standards and the service life of such a bridge is 80 years.

The Pythagoras wooden bridge over Virserumsån on route 672 is designed for full traffic loads.

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