UtARK Railway Bridge

 

The new railway bridge over 'Amsterdam Rijnkanaal'is part of the railway track doubling, from two to four tracks, between Utrecht Central Station and the station 'Leidsche Rijn'. The project comprises of broadening of the railroad, construction of a railway bridge and a railway crossover, revision of the old rail way bridge (more quiet and higher impose), renew existing tracks and taking four tracks into service. The consortium BAM-HSM is responsible for the overall project management and engineering activities. HSM is responsible for the construction and installation of the steel railway bridge and jacking of the old railway bridge.

 

Bridge installation operation

 

  • LocationUtrecht (Amsterdam Rijnkanaal),
    The Netherlands
  • DimensionsLength 172 metres
    Width 11 metres
  • Weight3000 tonnes (steel only)
  • SpanMain span 168 metres
  • Contract AwardOctober 2015
  • CompletionJanuary 2019
  • ContractDC based on UAV-GC 2005 and Best Value Procurement
  • ClientProRail
  • Consultant/EngineerIv-Infra
    BAM Infraconsult
    Arcadis

Transport to construction yard

 

Fabrication at HSM yard Schiedam

 

 

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HSM Steel Structures - Spoorbrug UtARK (ProRail) @Gerrit Serné
HSM Steel Structures - Spoorbrug UtARK (ProRail)
HSM Steel Structures - Spoorbrug UtARK (ProRail) @ Rindert van der Toren
HSM Steel Structures - Spoorbrug UtARK (ProRail)
HSM Steel Structures - Spoorbrug UtARK (ProRail)
HSM Steel Structures - UtARK Railway Bridge (ProRail) / Photo Gerrit HSM Steel Structures - Spoorbrug UtARK (ProRail) / Photo Gerrit Serné
HSM Steel Structures - Spoorbrug UtARK (ProRail) / Photo Gerrit Serné
HSM Steel Structures - Spoorbrug UtARK (ProRail)