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Sunshine Skyway Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1982
Completion: 20 April 1987
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , , ,
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Crosses:
  • Tampa Bay
Replaces: Sunshine Skyway (1971)
Coordinates: 27° 35' 32.90" N    82° 37' 47.83" W
Coordinates: 27° 38' 27.10" N    82° 40' 13.29" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 366.75 m
strands per cable 38 - 80
span lengths of main bridge 42.70 m - 3 x 73.20 m - 164.60 m - 366.75 m - 164.60 - 3 x 73.20 m - 42.70 m
weight of precast segments 160 t (200 t)
length of precast segments 3.60 m
deck deck depth 4.30 m
deck width 28.95 m
pylon pylon height (above deck) 73.50 m
pylon width (longitudinal direction) 7.00 - 4.30 m
pylon width (transverse direction) 3.30 m
pylons number 2
main bridge
length 1219.60 m

Materials

deck precast prestressed concrete
precast concrete
pylons reinforced concrete
deck of approach viaducts precast prestressed concrete

Participants

Design
Structural engineering
Construction
Contractor
Construction supervision

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20000263
  • Date created
    19/05/1999
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016