Replacement of the Tegel Bridge
Bridge opened to traffic
On 31 August 2023, the new Tegel Bridge in Berlin was opened to traffic on time and within budget. The Tegel Bridge crosses the Berlin–Spandau shipping canal and is used by approximately 20,000 vehicles daily. The structure further carries a part of the Berlin–Copenhagen long-distance cycle path.
Speakers at the opening ceremony were Dr Claudia Elif Stutz, Permanent Secretary for Urban Mobility and Transport at the Senate Department for Urban Mobility, Transport, Climate Action and the Environment, Gerd Knappe, Head of the Bridge Department of the Generaldirektion Wasserstrassen und Schifffahrt and Rolf Dietrich, Head of the Berlin Waterways Construction Office (Wasserstrassen-Neubauamt).
Construction for the new Tegel Bridge started in April 2022 and the bridge was opened to traffic on schedule in August 2023.
The total cost of the Tegel Bridge replacement was around 20 million euros: approximately 15 million euros for the new bridge and the temporary bypass and 5 million euros for the installation of the almost three dozen cables.
GRASSL has delivered various services for this project, including work phases 1 and 2 including economic efficiency analyses, work phase 3, payout calculations according to ABBV, work phase 6 (including construction states with temporary bypass and 82.50 m three-span auxiliary bridge), development of the workflow and management of the drawings for the eplass platform, structural checking, checking of the contracts, visualisation, preliminary design of the construction and final states of the traffic infrastructure (via NAN), wiring plan , environmental planning (via NAN), development of the as-built drawings and the explosive ordnance detection and disposal concept (via NAN).