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General Information

Beginning of works: May 2011
Completion: December 2015
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: approach viaducts:
Double T-section girder bridge
bascule span:
Bascule bridge
bascule span:
Subdivided Warren truss bridge
bascule span:
Cantilever truss bridge
bascule span:
Pony truss bridge
Secondary structure(s): Structurae Plus
Structurae Plus
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Structurae Plus
approach viaducts:
Prestressed concrete bridge
bascule span:
Steel bridge


Location: , , , ,
Address: B212
  • Hunte
Replaces: Huntebrück Lift Bridge (1953)
Coordinates: 53° 12' 0.31" N    8° 26' 50.92" E
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Technical Information


total length 247.47 m
deck width 13.25 m
bridge surface 3 279 m²
number of lanes 2 × 1
roadway / carriageway width 8.00 m
bascule span
span 66.30 m
counterweight weight 1 100 t
northern approach viaduct
span lengths 27.50 m - 29.10 m
southern approach viaduct
span lengths 24.00 m - 2 × 30.00 m - 21.50 m


approach viaducts
deck concrete volume 1 714 m³
prestressing steel 48 t
reinforcing steel 286 t
piles total length of piles 2 200 m
substructure concrete volume 1 205 m³
reinforcing steel 84 t
bascule span
piles total length of piles 2 955 m
substructure concrete volume 6 085 m³
reinforcing steel 656 t
truss structural steel 720 t

Design Loads

live load LM 1
design code(s) DIN FB 101


cost of construction Euro 20 000 000


piers reinforced concrete
deck of main span steel
truss steel
deck of approach viaducts prestressed concrete
piles reinforced concrete
abutments reinforced concrete
anchorage prestressed concrete

Case Studies and Applied Products

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