Storm Surge Barrier ’Nieuwe Waterweg’

Storm Surge Barrier ’Nieuwe Waterweg’ (Maeslantkering). Two huge floating barriers of steel to protect Rotterdam and the hinterland.

  • LocationHoek van Holland, The Netherlands
  • DimensionsRetaining wall 260x13x19 metres
    Lattice girders 240x20 metres
    Ball bearing dia. 10 metres
  • WeightWall 6000 tonnes
    Girders 6500 tonnes
    Bearing 1300 tonnes
  • Contract AwardMay 1992
  • CompletionMay 1997
  • ContractEPCI
  • ClientMinistry of Transport and Public Works
  • Consultant/EngineerJoint Venture BMK

 

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HSM Steel Structures - Storm Surge Barrier
HSM Steel Structures - Storm Surge Barrier
HSM Steel Structures - Storm Surge Barrier