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Klaffbron

General Information

Completion: 1953
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , ,
Location description:

Klaffbron is a movable road bridge for Stora Varvsgatan over Södra Varvsbassängen at the older entrance to Kockums shipyard.

Coordinates: 55° 36' 45.00" N    12° 59' 38.00" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

width 12.8 m
length 39.0 m

Materials

truss steel
abutments reinforced concrete

Chronology

1989

The original wooden deck and the railway track are removed during renovation works. The bridge is also painted blue.

2002

The truss and railring as painted green.

2004

The truss is reinforced and the pedestrian walkways are widenend. The bridge deck is replaced and the new surfacing is only 20 mm thick causing problems with crack due to heavy traffic.

Notes

The bridge is operated electro-mechanically and when open has a sail-free clearance of 28 m. The free navigational channel is 29.6 m wide. When closed the clearance to the mean water level is only 2.1 m. The bridge is fitted with walkways with grille-gate railings.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20029087
  • Date created
    11/07/2007
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016