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Source: Kathrin Mezger from Reulingen, Germany

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Highline179 is located near Reutte on the Bavarian-Austrian Border, it extends at an altitude of 114 meters above the Ehrenburg castle and connects the Ehrenburg ruins with Fort Claudia. The location of the bridge was chosen so that they could build it with a span of 403 meters .
The 1.20 m wide pedestrian bridge consists of a grating, which rests on crossbars, which are attached to the four supporting cables with a diameter of 60 mm each by means of vertical hangers. On both sides of the tread a 1.35 m high handrail is mounted, which is connected to the grate through a wire mesh lattice. The supporting ropes are fastened on both sides of the bridge with a total of 16 anchors which extend into the rock to a depth of 17 m. The weight of the bridge is about 70 tons.


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