Motorway A8 west, Gersthofen bridge over the Lech river

Year of completion


Type of intervention


Contracting authority

Autobahndirektion Südbayern


Bowstring tough bridge, rise of the arch 17.55 m, Cross section superstructure: Composite plate on girder grid, four arches with hollow box cross section, erection: incremental launching on two temporary supports, demolition: support of the old bowstring bridge with temporary accommodation frame, disassembly with mobile crane


Gersthofen near Augsburg

Type of structure

Road bridge

Construction method

Temporary accommodation frame, longitudinal launching on launching car, lateral launching

Construction material of superstructure

Reinforced concrete, steel composite

Total length

109,00 m

Type of structural system

Arch with elevated deck

Span lengths

109,0 m

Construction height

1,82 m

Construction width

41,00 m

Services Grassl

Basic assessment, preliminary design, detailed design, planning for approval, construction planning, preparation of tendering