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Nelson Mandela Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 2001
Completion: 20 July 2003
Status: in use

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Location

Location: , ,
Coordinates: 26° 11' 48.84" S    28° 2' 3.01" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 176 m
total length 284 m
pylons pylon height 27 m / 43 m

Materials

pylon concrete-filled steel tubes
deck composite steel-reinforced concrete

Chronology

12 June 2001

Design begins.

12 September 2001

Construction begins.

20 July 2003

The bridge is opened by Nelson Mandela himself.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20004918
  • Date created
    08/09/2002
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016