• de
  • en
  • fr
  • International Database for Civil and Structural Engineering

Strépy-Thieu Lift Lock

Strépy-Thieu Lift Lock

General Information

Function / usage: Electro-mechanical lift lock
Other name(s): Ascenseur à bateaux de Strépy-Thieu
Completed in: 2002
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: La Louvière, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium, Europe
Le Roeulx, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium, Europe
  • Canal du Centre
Part of:

Technical Information


total length 135 m
total weight 220 000 t
total height 117 m
total width 81 m
barge width 16.5 m
height 8 m
length 118.6 m
bridge number of spans 2 x 4
trough length 112 m
water depth 3.35 - 4.15 m


structural steel 2 200 t


piers reinforced concrete
foundation slab reinforced concrete

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20009959
Created: 08/08/2003
Last Updated: 29/07/2014