Railway Bridge in Strakonice, CZ

Refurbishment of the bridge at KM 276,804 on rail line Ceske Velenice – Plzen
Replacement of a 120 years old bridge with a new structure

• The structure dimensions to be equal or bigger than the existing bridge
• Maximum height clearance profile
• Replacement of the old bridge with a nice architectural solution
• A solution that can be installed fast to allow minimum closure of the railway line

• Using an arch system on foundation strips
• Finding a suitable combination of 15 wall elements and 20 roof elements
• Reducing the width of the bridge using an edge beam
• Use of precast wing walls, to allow for solid earthworks and backfilling required by the railway line

  • CLIENT SŽDC, Construction Manager Plzen
  • YEAR 2007
  • INSTALATION23 August 2007
  • CONTRACTORChladek & Tintera
  • DESIGNERValbek Plzen
  • STRUCTUREPrecast arch 15 wall x 20 roof
  • SPAN5,8m (clear)
  • HEIGHT3,3m (clear)
  • LENGTH7,5m (3 rings by 2,5m)
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