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The Celtic Gateway Bridge

General Information

Completion: 19 October 2006
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: main bridge:
Half-through arch bridge
causeway:
Girder bridge
Function / usage: Bicycle and pedestrian bridge
Construction method: causeway:
Precast girders with cast-in-situ slab
Material: main bridge:
Stainless steel bridge
causeway:
Prestressed concrete bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Coordinates: 53° 18' 33.27" N    4° 37' 50.51" W
Coordinates: 53° 18' 36.18" N    4° 37' 55.73" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 160 m
causeway
span lengths 4 x 16.60 m - 8.30 m - 3 x 16.6 m - 15.5 m
main bridge
main span 70.00 m
arches rise 17.00 m

Quantities

structural steel 330 t

Cost

cost of construction Pound sterling 6 200 000

Materials

arches stainless steel
abutments reinforced concrete
causeway precast prestressed concrete

Participants

Design
Contractor
Steel construction
Steel supplier

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • De Luna, Salvatore / Siriani, Federico (2005): European Celtic Gateway Arch Across Holyhead. Presented at: Footbridge 2005 (Second International Congress), Venezia, 06-08 December 2005.
  • Marginson, Andrew Paul / Roberts, Arwel Rees (2008): Holyhead Pedestrian Link. Presented at: Footbridge 2008 - Footbridges for Urban Renewal, Third International Conference on Footbridges, 2-4 July 2008, Porto, Portugal, pp. 181-182.
  • Russell, Helena (2006): Stainless character. In: Bridge Design & Engineering, v. 12, n. 42 (1st Quarter 2006), pp. 43.
  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20020001
  • Date created
    13/03/2006
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016