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Great Belt West Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1987
Completion: 1 June 1997
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: Korsør, Zealand, Denmark
Crosses:
  • Great Belt (Storebælt)
Part of:
Coordinates: 55° 19' 31.38" N    10° 56' 45.94" E
Coordinates: 55° 17' 58.64" N    10° 51' 8.87" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 110.00 m
width 25 m
total length 6 611 m
span lengths 51 x 110 m + 12 x 81 m
number of tracks 2
number of lanes 2 x 2

Quantities

prestressing steel > 12 000 t

Materials

deck prestressed concrete

Chronology

3 March 2005

A 3 600 ton ship collides with the Storebælt West bridge, killing one crew member on board. A 2.5 by 5 meter section of the superstructure is damaged, but the bridge reopened for traffic after an inspection deems the bridge safe to carry vehicles.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20002357
  • Date created
    15/11/2001
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016