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Golden Ears Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 2006
Completion: 16 June 2009
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Extradosed bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge

Location

Location: , ,
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Crosses:
  • Fraser River
Coordinates: 49° 11' 41.32" N    122° 39' 54.93" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

main bridge total length 968 m
main spans 3 × 242 m
span lengths 121 m - 3 × 242 m - 121 m
northern approach viaduct total length 1.4 km
southern approach viaduct total length 842 m

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Chronology

10 March 2006

The joint venture Golden Crossing Group and TransLink finalize their agreement to design, build, operate and finance the bridge.

16 June 2009

The bridge is opened to traffic.

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Relevant Publications

  • De solides assises pour les piles. In: Sols et Structures, n. 226 (Second semester 2007), pp. 21.
  • Bergman, Don / Radojevic, D. / Ibrahim, H. (2007): Design of the Golden Ears Bridge. Presented at: Improving Infrastructure Worldwide, IABSE Symposium, Weimar, 19-21.09.2007, pp. 58-61.
  • Buckland, Peter (2006): Designing difference. In: Bridge Design & Engineering, v. 12, n. 42 (1st Quarter 2006), pp. 30-34.
  • Established elegance. In: Bridge Design & Engineering, v. 14, n. 53 (4th Quarter 2008), pp. 60-61.
  • Singh, Prabhjeet Raj / Schüller, Matthias / Koehler, Christian / Kulhavý, Tomáš (2009): Golden challenge. In: Bridge Design & Engineering, v. 15, n. 56 (3rd Quarter 2009), pp. 28, 30-31.
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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20013072
  • Date created
    25/08/2004
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016