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Gateway Bridge

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General Information

Structural Type: Box girder bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Construction method: Balanced cantilever method
Built: 1980 - 1986
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Australia and Oceania
Crosses
  • Brisbane River
Next to Gateway Bridge (2011)

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 260 m
number of lanes 6
deck deck depth max. 15 m
deck width 21.93 m

Materials

superstructure prestressed concrete

Notes

On completion the main span was the world record (260m) for a prestressed concrete Free Cantilever Bridge. It held this record for over 15 years
The box girder is still the largest prestressed concrete, single box in the world , measuring 15m deep at the pier, with a box width of 12m and an overall deck width of 22m (6lanes).

Participants

Consulting engineers
Subconsultant
Main contractor
Formwork

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0002214
Created: 09/11/2001
Last Updated: 07/10/2013