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General Information

Name in local language: Rheinbrücke Emmerich
Beginning of works: 2 May 1962
Completion: 3 September 1965
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Rhine River
Coordinates: 51° 49' 45.88" N    6° 13' 35.07" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

approach viaduct
total length 341 m
span lengths 59.5 m - 64.5 m - 68.5 m - 72.5 m - 76.0 m
number of spans 5
deck deck depth 3.04 - 4.19 m
deck width 21.6 m
main bridge
main span 500 m
span lengths 151.50 m - 500.00 m - 151.50 m
cables sag 55.56 m
strands per cable 61
on-axis distance between the main cables 16.8 m
exterior diameter 0.45 m
number 2
deck deck depth 4.5 m
deck width 22.15 m
pylons height 76.7 m

Materials

cables steel
pylons steel
deck truss steel
abutments reinforced concrete
anchorages reinforced concrete

Case Studies and Applied Products

Rehabilitation of the Emmerich Rhine Bridge

Rehabilitation of the Emmerich Rhine Bridge

The Emmerich Rhine Bridge carries federal highway 220 over the Rhine. The cable-stayed bridge, which is 1,144 meters long in total, was opened in 1965 and connects the two cities of Emmerich and Kleve. In 2002, it was placed under a pres ... [more]

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20001724
  • Published on:
    12/08/2001
  • Last updated on:
    10/05/2022