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El Ferdan Swing Bridge

El Ferdan Swing Bridge, Suez Canal, Egypt.

General Information

Structural Type: Swing bridge
Cantilever truss bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Railroad (railway) bridge
Completed in: 2001
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Ismailia, Egypt, Africa
Crosses
  • Suez Canal
Part of:
Replaces El Ferdan Bridge (1963)
Coordinates: 30° 39' 27.92" N    32° 19' 49.52" E
Coordinates: 30° 39' 23.60" N    32° 20' 14.55" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

height 60 m
total length 640 m
span lengths 150 m - 340 m - 150 m

Materials

deck steel
truss steel

Chronology

14 November 2001

Inaugurated by President Mubarak.

Participants

Design
Technical advisor to the client
Structural engineering
Co-contractor
Bearing installation
Specialist consultants

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0002510
Created: 13/12/2001
Last Updated: 08/08/2014