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Plan incliné de Ronquières

General Information

Beginning of works: 1962
Completion: 1968
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Trough / U-shaped retaining structure
Function / usage: Lift lock

Location

Location: , , ,
Part of:
Coordinates: 50° 35' 56.83" N    4° 13' 19.08" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

total length ca. 6 km
tower height 150 m
pier height 20 m
slope of channel 5 %
length of water wedge 91.12 m
length of canal bridge 290 m
length of elevated water slide 400 m
length of water slide below grade 1 032 m

Cost

cost of construction Belgian franc 3 185 000 000

Materials

piers reinforced concrete

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20009958
  • Date created
    08/08/2003
  • Last Update
    17/08/2018