Motorway A42, Emscherschnellweg Bridge over the Rhine River , New Construction, Duisburg

Completion

1991

Client

Landesbetrieb Straßenbau NRW, Betriebssitz Gelsenkirchen

Task

New construction

Building Type

Road bridge

Building Location

Duisburg

Building Name

Emscherschnellweg Bridge over the Rhine River

Building Technique

Falsework / support structure, cantilevering

Building Construction Description

Cable stayed bridge with two pylons supporting a central girder with a steel deck above the central span. Height of the pylon 70,46 m With 3 x 2 cable groups at each pylon and 6 respectively 8 cables with a diameter d=114 respectively 12 mm Side spans as pre-stressed continuous beam with the change of material in the pylon axis

Building Material Superstructure

Steel, prestressed concrete

Building Material Foundation

Reinforced concrete

Building Area Size 42.058,00 m²
Building Overall Length 1.030,00 m
Construction Height 3,80 m
Construction Width 40,95 m
Supporting Structure Type

Cable-stayed bridge

Support

Abutment, Pillars / Columns

Distance Between Supports

6 x 50 m + 310 m + 8 x 52.5 m

Foundation

Shallow foundation

Static Constructive Checks

Dipl.-Ing. Gerhard Dittmann