Passerelle de la Paix Lyon, Architect, French Crossing Architecture, Structure

Passerelle de la Paix, Lyon

River Structure in southern France – design by Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes

10 Dec 2013

Passerelle de la Paix, Lyon

Design: Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes

The Grand Lyon is building a new pedestrian and bicycle bridge over the Rhone.

Passerelle de la Paix, Lyon
photograph : Michael Zimmermann

The bridge will link the 6th arrondissement in Lyon to the Park of Saint‐Clair at Caluire‐et‐Cuire.

On 12 December 2013 a highlight of the bridge construction will take place.


images : Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes

The 220 m long and 800 tons steel structure will be assembled on the bank of the Rhone and will be put in place.

The bridge will be set onto two pontoons in pulled in its final position.
It is a spectacular and unique event.

River Structure in southern France design by Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes
photograph : Michael Zimmermann

Passerelle de la Paix Lyon – Building Information

Architects: Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes
Engineers: SBP
Length: 220 m
Clear span: 157 m
Large spans: 1,5m / 5m / 8,8m
Weight: 800 tons
Competition: Jan 2008
Start of planning: Apr 2009
Start of construction: Nov 2011
Finished: 2014

Photos: Michael Zimmermann

Passerelle de la Paix, Lyon images / information from Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes

Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes

Location: Caluire‐et‐Cuire, Lyon, France

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