Pont Sidi M'Cid
Constantine, Algeria

With a span of 164 m and a height of 175 m over the Rhumel River, the Sidi M'Cid bridge was the highest in the world when opened to traffic in 1912.  Designed by Ferdinand Arnodin, it is a suspension bridge with cable stays.  The bridge is still in use, the cables having been replaced in 2000. 

Location
Constantine, Algeria
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Part of Site
Events
1908-1912/1326-1330 AH
renovated 2000/1421 AH
Dimensions
164 m span
Variant Names
Pont suspendu Sidi M'cid
Pont Sidi M'Cid
Sidi M'sid Bridge
Building Usages
bridge
transportation
Materials/Techniques
steel
Keywords
suspension bridges
bridges