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La Pepa Bridge

General Information

Other name(s): Second Cádiz Bay Bridge
Beginning of works: 2007
Completion: 24 September 2015
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: main bridge:
Cable-stayed bridge with semi-fan system
removable span:
Box girder bridge
Haunched girder bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Coordinates: 36° 31' 16.03" N    6° 16' 29.67" W
Coordinates: 36° 31' 31.43" N    6° 14' 26.54" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 3 092 m
deck width ø 33.20 m
number of lanes 2 x 3
eastern approach viaduct total length 1 183 m
span lengths max. 32 m
number of spans 75 m
main bridge main span 540 m
total length 1 180 m
span lengths 120 m - 200 m - 540 m - 200 m - 120 m
removable span width 33.20 m
span 150 m
girder depth 3 - 8 m
western approach viaduct span lengths 55 - 150 m

Cost

cost of construction Euro 299 000 000

Materials

removable span steel (S 355)

Products, Services & Reports

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Participants

Owner
Design
Structural engineering
Steel construction
Shock absorbers
Monitoring equipment

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • Castillo, Alejandro / Cayetano, Julio / Escamilla, Manuel / Jimenez, Victor / Martin, Marcos / Osborne, Gonzalo: Second Bay of Cadiz Bridge - Latest Construction Challenges. Presented at: IABSE Symposium, Large Structures and Infrastructures for Environmentally Constrained and Urbanised Areas, Venice, 22-24 September 2010, pp. 472.
  • Cayetano, Julio / Escamilla, Manuel / Martin, Marcos / Perez, Javier / Sacaluga, Marta / Vega, Veronica: Second Bay of Cadiz Bridge. Quality Control and Monitoring. Presented at: IABSE Symposium, Large Structures and Infrastructures for Environmentally Constrained and Urbanised Areas, Venice, 22-24 September 2010, pp. 660.
  • Cayetano, Julio / Escamilla, Manuel / Martin, Marcos / Osborne, Gonzalo / Sacaluga, Marta / Vega, Veronica: New Removable Bridge over the Bay of Cadiz. Presented at: IABSE Symposium, Large Structures and Infrastructures for Environmentally Constrained and Urbanised Areas, Venice, 22-24 September 2010, pp. 694.
  • Bernardo Gutiérrez, Héctor / Cayetano Rodríguez, Julio / Escamilla García-Galán, Manuel / Jiménez Aguadero, Victor M. / Martín Gómez, Marcos / Pérez Gamarra, F. Javier: Ejecución de cimentaciones del viaducto de la Bahía de Cádiz. Presented at: IV Congreso de la Asociación Científico-Tecnica del Hormigón Estructural - Congreso Internacional de Estructuras, Valencia, 24-27.11.2008.
  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20024691
  • Date created
    03/11/2006
  • Last Update
    30/05/2017