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Sunshine Skyway Bridge

Sunshine Skyway Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Cable-stayed bridge
cable geometry:
Cable-stayed bridge with fan system
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Completed in: 1987
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, USA, North America
Bradenton, Manatee County, Florida, USA, North America
Crosses
  • Tampa Bay
Replaces Sunshine Skyway

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 366.75 m
strands per cable 38 - 80
span lengths of main bridge 42.70 m - 3 x 73.20 m - 164.60 m - 366.75 m - 164.60 - 3 x 73.20 m - 42.70 m
weight of precast segments 160 t (200 t)
length of precast segments 3.60 m
deck deck depth 4.30 m
deck width 28.95 m
pylon pylon height (above deck) 73.50 m
pylon width (longitudinal direction) 7.00 - 4.30 m
pylon width (transverse direction) 3.30 m
pylons number 2
main bridge
length 1219.60 m

Materials

deck precast prestressed concrete
precast concrete
pylons reinforced concrete
deck of approaches precast prestressed concrete

Participants

Design
Structural engineering
Construction
Contractor
Construction supervision

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000263
Created: 19/05/1999
Last Updated: 29/07/2014