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Höga Kusten Bridge

High Coast Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Other name(s): High Coast Bridge
Built: 1993 - 1997
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Veda, Västernorrlands län, Sweden, Europe
Crosses
  • Ångermansälven River
Carries
  • E4 Motorway [Sweden]
Coordinates: 62° 48' 8.46" N    17° 56' 46.51" E
Coordinates: 62° 47' 36.89" N    17° 55' 54.13" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 1 210 m
total length 1 867 m
deck deck width 17.80 m
pylons pylon height 186 m

Quantities

structural steel 14 000 t
concrete volume 40 000 m³

Materials

cables steel
deck steel
pylons reinforced concrete

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • Strand start in "Bridge Design & Engineering", August 1996, n. 4 v. 2
  • Jörgensen, Gerner Rörsö & Petersen, Anton & Pettersson, Lars Höga Kusten Bridge, Sweden in "Structural Engineering International", May 1999, n. 2 v. 9
  • Jörgensen, Gerner Rörsö & Pettersson, Lars & Petersen, Anton & Andersen, Erik Yding Höga Kusten Bridge (Sweden) presented at Ponts suspendus et à haubans. Cable-stayed and suspension bridges, Deauville, 12.-15.10.1994.
  • Larose, Guy L. & Johnson, Rickard & Damsgaard, Aage Field measurements of a 1210 m span suspension bridge during erection presented at Long-Span and High-Rise Structures, IABSE Symposium, Kobe, 1998.
  • Ottander, Catherine A work of art, Page One Publishing
  • Pettersson, Lars Höga Kusten Bridge presented at Long-Span and High-Rise Structures, IABSE Symposium, Kobe, 1998.
  • Quaranta, Arnaud Le Passage (1st edition), Everest Communication, Luxembourg (Luxembourg), ISBN 287996976X, 1999; pp. 178-181
Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000446
Created: 03/11/1999
Last Updated: 29/07/2014