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Tilos' Arch

General Information

Beginning of works: June 2001
Completion: December 2004
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , , , ,
Coordinates: 28° 47' 51.76" N    17° 46' 15.74" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 319 m
span lengths 15 m - 17 × 17 m - 15 m
height above valley floor or water 150 m
arch width 6 m
rise 45 m
arch span 255 m
wall thickness 20 - 25 cm
depth 3 m
deck width 12 m
deck depth 1.35 m

Materials

deck composite steel-reinforced concrete
piers reinforced concrete
arch reinforced concrete
abutments reinforced concrete
stay cables prestressing steel

Chronology

June 2001

Construction begins.

April 2002

Deck-Arch cantilever construction begins.

June 2004

Completion of the arch.

November 2004

Load tests.

December 2004

Opening to traffic.

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • Fadón, Santiago / Herrero, José Emilio / Sánchez Ramírez, Juan José / Sánchez Sánchez, Marcos (2005): Strength and beauty. In: Bridge Design & Engineering, v. 11, n. 38 (1st Quarter 2005), pp. 30-31.
  • Rodriguez, Juan I. (2004): Viaducto de los Tilos. Luz sobre el abismo. In: Revista del Ministerio de Fomento, n. 531 (July 2004).
  • Perez-Fadón Martinez, Santiago / Herrero Beneitez, Jose Emilio / Sánchez Sánchez, Marcos / Sánchez Ramírez, Juan José: Arco de los Tilos. Uniones atornilladas del tablero. Presented at: Congreso CEA 2004, 09/2004, pp. 319-328.
  • Perez-Fadón Martinez, Santiago / Herrero Beneitez, Jose Emilio / González Torijano, Pablo / Sánchez Ramírez, Juan José (2003): El H.A.P. en el Arco de los Tilos. In: Hormigón y acero, v. 54, n. 228 (2nd Quarter 2003), pp. 57-66.
  • Marí Bernat, Antonio / Perez-Fadón Martinez, Santiago / Juliá Vilardell, Manuel / Lorea Arnal, Ana / Sánchez Ramírez, Juan José: Efectos estructurales no lineales en el puente de Arco de Los Tilos. Presented at: II Congreso de ACHE, 11/2002, pp. 953-970.
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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20014425
  • Date created
    16/11/2004
  • Last Update
    05/04/2016