Karl-Branner-Brücke, pedestrian bridge over the Fulda river

Year of completion


Type of intervention

New construction

Contracting authority

Projektentwicklungsgesellschaft Kassel mbH


River bridge: simple beam bridge, carriageway as orthotropic plate, Land bridge: continuous beam with two fields, concrete cross section, support grid



Type of structure

Pedestrian bridge

Construction method

Falsework / support structure, longitudinal launching on launching car, floating

Construction material of superstructure

Reinforced concrete, steel

Total length

102,70 m

Type of structural system

Central girder

Span lengths

14,00 m + 20,00 m + 68,70 m

Construction height

2,50 m

Construction width

7,50 m


Architekturbüro Brigitte Kochta, Berlin

Services Grassl

Basic assessment, preliminary design, detailed design, planning for approval, preparation of tendering, assistance for tendering, construction management, construction engineering and documentation, construction supervision

Services provided by engineering consortium