Hegigio Gorge Pipeline Bridge
Papua New Guinea
The pipeline bridge crosses Hegigio River in the Southern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea.
|Coordinates:||6° 19' 38.78" S 143° 6' 19.36" E|
|main span||470 m|
|side span (south)||87 m|
|deck||height above valley floor or water||393 m|
|tower||height above valley floor or water||428 m|
Begining of construction.
Completion of construction.
First oil pumped through the pipeline.
As the northern abutment only had helicopter access, the bridge was constructed by flying fox methods from the south abutment.
Multiple 15.2mm strands were used for the cables. Prestressed permanent ground anchorages constitute the anchorages.
Relevant Web Sites
- Double prestation et apports multiples in "Sols et Structures", First semester 2006, n. 223
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