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Kap Shui Mun Bridge

Kap Shui Mun Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Cable-stayed bridge with semi-fan system
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Built: 1992 - 1997
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Lantau Island, Islands, Hong Kong, China, Asia
Ma Wan, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong, China, Asia
Part of:
Connects to Ma Wan Viaduct (1997)
Coordinates: 22° 20' 39.00" N    114° 3' 20.00" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 430 m
total length 820 m
vertical navigation clearance 47 m
deck deck depth 7.46 m
deck width 32.50 m
pylons pylon height 133.00 m

Design Loads

design code(s) BS 5400
design speed (rail) 135 km/h
design speed (road) 100 km/h

Materials

superstructure composite steel-reinforced concrete
approaches prestressed concrete
pylons reinforced concrete

Products, Services & Reports

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Notes

The Kap Shui Mun Bridge is one of the three long span bridges linking the New Territories in Hong Kong with the Island of Chep Lap Kok, where the territory's new airport is located. The other two bridges are the Tsing Ma Bridge and the Ting Kau Bridge.

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000039
Created: 28/10/1998
Last Updated: 28/07/2014