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Nelson Mandela Bridge

Nelson Mandela Bridge
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General Information

Beginning of works: 2001
Completion: 20 July 2003
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Cable-stayed bridge with semi-fan system
cable geometry:
Cable-stayed bridge with semi-fan system
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel-reinforced concrete composite bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South 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

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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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