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General Information

Completion: 2015
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Vertical lift bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Material: main span:
Steel bridge


Location: , ,
  • Oude Maas
Replaces: Botlekbrug (1955)
Coordinates: 51° 52' 16.86" N    4° 19' 53.43" E
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Technical Information


length of movable section 2 x 92 m
towers height 64 m

Case Studies and Applied Products

Floating expansion joints for Europe’s largest lift bridge

Floating expansion joints for Europe’s largest lift bridge

Rotterdam has the largest port in Europe, so its port entrance for overseas container ships is both vast and congested. This is the entrance to what is currently the largest lift bridge in Europe: the Botlekbrug. Opening and closing a br ... [more]

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