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Rasun Anterselva/Rasen Antholzertal
Monuments, natural monuments | Historical squares
Tourist information Valle Anterselva/Antholzertal
Via Rasun di Sotto 35F
39030 Rasun-Anterselva/Rasen-Antholz (Italy)
Tel.: +39 0474 496269
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The bridge in the context of a museum is part of the concept "thema". Twelve short sections illustrate themes about the Pustertal Road like alpine wall, milestones, postal service, tourism, traffic load, train and bike. The construction of the new bridge across the Antholz stream allowed to restore the historically valuable stone bridge and to keep it as a testimony of the modern art of road building. The following three subparts document three historical epochs of the Pustertal road- and bridge-construction: The backmost, eastern part of the bridge has been left in the conditions it was since 2008: with asphalt covering and crash barriers out of steel. The middle part shows the road after its extension in 1938: with the first asphalt covering and hand rails out of concrete. The anterior part was transformed into its original state in 1847: according to the original project plans with chalk-ballast covering, hand rails out of stone as well as balustrades out of wood and granite.

Awarded with the prestigious architectural prize "Premio Architettura Città di Oderzo 2012".

on the main street Pustertal

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