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Nelson Mandela Bridge

Nelson Mandela Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Cable-stayed bridge with semi-fan system
cable geometry:
Cable-stayed bridge with semi-fan system
Function / usage: Road bridge
Built: 2001 - 2003
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa

Technical Information


main span 176 m
total length 284 m
pylons pylon height 27 m / 43 m


pylon concrete-filled steel tubes
deck composite steel-reinforced concrete

Products, Services & Reports

Because the DYNA Grip ® Anchorage is without bond, load monitoring at any time is easy and individual strands in any cable can be replac ...


12 June 2001

Design begins.

12 September 2001

Construction begins.

20 July 2003

The bridge is opened by Nelson Mandela himself.

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