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Alconétar Viaduct

General Information

Completion: July 2006
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Deck arch bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Construction method: deck:
Incremental launching
arches:
Rotation around a horizontal axis
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
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Crosses:
  • Tagus River
Coordinates: 39° 43' 10.43" N    6° 24' 38.34" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 234 m
rise 42.50 m
total length 400 m
arch span 220 m
deck deck width 2 x 13.50 m

Cost

cost of construction Euro 18 000 000

Materials

deck composite steel-reinforced concrete
piers reinforced concrete
arches steel
piers on arch steel

Chronology

July 2006

Completion.

Notes

The two arches were constructed by lifting the two semi-arches into a vertical position and subsequently swivel lowering them for their crown closure.

Participants

Owner
Design
Structural engineering
Engineering
Contractor

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20023485
  • Date created
    08/10/2006
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016