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Maputo-Catembe Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 2014
Completion: 10 November 2018
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: main bridge:
Steel bridge
approach viaducts:
Prestressed concrete bridge
Construction method: southern approach viaduct:
Precast girders with cast-in-situ slab
northern approach viaduct:
Balanced cantilever method

Location

Location: ,
Coordinates: 25° 58' 22.82" S    32° 33' 25.49" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

main bridge (M1-M2)
main span 680 m
anchorages weight ca. 2 x 170 000 t
cables sag ca. 68 m
total length 1 317.3 m
length 2 850 m
strands per cable 91 (⌀ 455 mm)
wires per strand 91 (⌀ 5 mm)
exterior diameter 0.509 m
deck girder depth 3.00 m
northern pylon height 141 m
piles diameter 2.20 m
piles M1 length max. 97 m
number 24
piles M2 length max. 110 m
number 24
pylons M1 & M2 on-axis distance between cables at top of towers 19.9 m
southern pylon M2 height 140.0 m
suspenders on-center spacing between suspenders 12 m
northern approach viaduct (N0-M1)
total length 1 097 m
piles diameter 1.50 m
2.00 m
length max. 60 m
number 114
overall structure
total length 3 041 m
piles length 40 - 110 m
number 331
southern approach viaduct (M2-S35)
total length 1 234 m
piles diameter 1.50 m
2.00 m
length max. 73 m
number 169

Materials

piers reinforced concrete
pylons reinforced concrete
deck of approach viaduct prestressed concrete

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Participants

Design
Checking engineering
Contractor
Construction supervision

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20067669
  • Date created
    06/09/2015
  • Last Update
    14/02/2019