B8, Nibelungenbrücke

Year of completion


Type of intervention


Contracting authority

Stadt Regensburg


Continuous beam deck bridge with three fields, with single compartment composite hollow box, one bridge for each direction, cantilevered carriageway with bracing, span north bridge: 58.45 m + 90.00 m + 58.45 m, span south bridge: 39.45 m + 90.00 m + 39.45 m, Total length: 206.90 m / 168.90 m, Construction: assembly with mobile crane, floating of the middle section; Demolition of existing bridge: lateral launching, demolition by floating and mobile crane, usage of west bridge during construction phase



Type of structure

Road bridge

Construction method

Temporary accommodation frame, floating

Construction material of superstructure

Reinforced concrete, steel composite

Total length

751,60 m

Type of structural system

Deck bridge

Span lengths

Nordbrücke 58,45m +90,00m +58,45m= 206,90m; Südbrücke 39,45m +90,00m +39,45m=168,90m

Construction height

3,20 m

Construction width

30,80 m


Schultz-Brauns & Reinhart Architekten und Stadtplaner BDA, München

Services Grassl

Basic assessment, preliminary design, detailed design, planning for approval, construction planning, preparation of tendering, assistance for tendering, construction management, construction engineering and documentation, construction supervision, health and safety coordination, visualisation

Services provided by engineering consortium