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Design and construction of “Farigola” Footbridge

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Medium: conference paper
Language(s): English
Conference: Footbridge 2014 - Past, Present & Future, London, 16-18 July 2014
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Year: 2014
Abstract:

The “Farigola” (thyme) footbridge connects the Riu Sec square with the ‘Farigola’ quarter over the railways. With this connection the residents avoid 700 m of walking until the next cross. But the construction of the footbridge belongs to a bigger project to develop an area of 60.000 m² which were without use.

The footbridge is 66.125 m length, distributed in two spans of 38.125 + 28.00 m length; the platform is 2.40 m wide. The structure combines the frame typology with a suspended deck; the two main girders are supported by steel frames of hot-rolled I and H sections. In the square side, the lift is integrated with the frame structure, therefore all the structure performs and looks as a one element.

Keywords:
steel frame box girder suspended deck wood pavement railway crossing footbridge
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  • Published on:
    09/12/2014
  • Last updated on:
    02/06/2021