Bridge ‘Plofsluis’

Design, construction, installation and maintenance for a period of 15 years of a complete bridge for cyclists and pedestrians across the ‘Amsterdam-Rijnkanaal'. The bridge consists of a boxed girder varying in height, fabricated in high tensile steel. The bridge is supported on concrete pillars and two land abutments at each side of the canal. 

 

 

  • LocationAmsterdam-Rijnkanaal near
    Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
  • DimensionsSteel box girder length 220 metres
    Height varies from 1,3 to 2,7 metres

    Main span 145 metres
    Width deck 4,9 metres
  • Weight712 tonnes
  • Contract AwardJune 2013
  • CompletionJuly 2015
  • ContractEPCI including 15 years maintenance
  • ClientMunicipality of Nieuwegein
  • Consultant/engineerIngenieursbureau Rotterdam (IBR)

 

This project was nominated for the

European Award for Steel Structures 2016

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This project was nominated for the

'Nationale Staalprijs 2016'

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HSM Steel Structures - Brug Plofsluis (Gemeente Nieuwegein)
HSM Steel Structures - Brug Plofsluis (Gemeente Nieuwegein)
HSM Steel Structures - Brug Plofsluis (Gemeente Nieuwegein)
HSM Steel Structures - Brug Plofsluis (Gemeente Nieuwegein)