Bridge over Turia river in Manises
CLIENT
Vías y Construcciones, S.A.
CITY
Manises, Spain
TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTION
Complementary services (high-duty shoring tower)
DESCRIPTION

Pylons built resorting to a climbing formwork system

Deck executed using a high-duty shoring tower

TECHNICAL FEATURES

  • TOTAL HEIGHT | 42,00 m
  • FULL LENGTH | 145,00 m
  • SPAN BETWEEN PYLONS | 55,00 m + 90,00 m
  • WIDTH | 21,50 m

The Puente sobre el río Turia, in Manises, is one of the most peculiar bridges of Valencia’s metropolitan area, Spain. This project made it possible to overcome hydrological constraints in an efficient way. Over than 1250 cubic meters, used in this viaduct’s construction, resulted of the demolition of the previous bridge allowing the aggregates recycling. The entire structure was a pilot project concerning the use of recycled aggregates in a cable-stayed bridge.

The existing bridge at the time, meanwhile demolished and recycled, was too narrow and allowed passage in one direction only, forcing alternated traffic. The International Association of Engineers and Structures awarded the project since it was the first bridge in the world to use recycled material for its construction.


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