Hamburg Flood Protection, Brooksbrücke, New Construction




Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg, Landesbetrieb Straßen, Brücken und Gewässer (LSBG)


New construction

Building Type

Hydraulic structure

Building Location


Building Name

Flood Protection Gate Brooksbrücke

Building Construction Description

The flood protection gate Kornhausbrücke closes the northern opening of the flood protection line at the Kornhausbrücke. The gate includes an engine powered gate for the pedestrian walk and carriageway (width 17.60 m, height 1.20 m). The bridge abutment had to be adjusted for the installation of the gate. The head of the wall had to be adjusted on a length of 22 m. The gate rests on a cantilever steel plateform in the opened stage. A viewpoint as steel construction was additionally installed. The engine is covered by security glass. A operational building was erected for the engine technique.

Building Material

Steel, reinforced concrete

Services: Planning

Detailed Design

Planning for Approval

Construction Planning

Preparation of Tendering

Services: Verification