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A 43 Bridge across Ruhr and Mühlengraben

A 43 Bridge, Witten-Herbede.

General Information

Structural Type: T-section girder bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Bicycle and pedestrian bridge
Construction method: Precast girders with cast-in-situ slab
Official designation: 4509 572
Built: 1967 - 1969
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Witten, Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Europe
Carries
  • Autobahn A43
Crosses
  • Ruhr River
  • Mühlengraben (Ruhr)
Part of:

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 510.00 m
span lengths 10 x 51.00 m
deck on-centre distance between girders ca. 2.65 m
deck slab thickness 22 cm
girder depth 2.80 m

Cost

cost of construction ca. German Mark 7 500 000

Materials

deck slab prestressed concrete
girders precast prestressed concrete

Participants

Initial construction (1967-1969)
Structural engineering
Checking engineering
Contractor
Rehabilitation (1984)
Structural engineering
Checking engineering
Co-contractor

Relevant Web Sites

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Relevant Publications

  • Schmitz, Christoph Die Ruhrbrücken, Ardey-Verlag, Münster (Germany), ISBN 3870233117, 2004; pp. 369-371
  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20018107
  • Date created
    14/10/2005
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014