Heidingsfeld Viaduct

Steel composite deck bridge

Project
Replacement of the seven-span Heidingsfeld viaduct near Würzburg.

Owner
Autobahndirektion Nordbayern (Motorway Directorate of Northern Bavaria)
90402 Nürnberg, Germany

Project description

The bridge structure (BW 288a), which is part of the A3 motorway, consists of two 635-meter-long superstructures, which in turn consist of composite box girders, covered by concrete motorway surface. The construction height of the box cross-section is 4.60 meters. The bridge structure is produced in two construction phases. The installation of the superstructures occurs by means of an incremental launching method in six increments between 60 m and 125 m. The large components (sections) with lengths of 20 to 32 m are delivered from the factory by heavy-duty truck via the A3 motorway and assembled in the form station behind abutment 10 (west).

Technical specifications

Seven-span steel composite deck bridge in two separate superstructures
Bridge length
635.00 m
Spans 53-80-92-100-108-120-82 m
Bridge width 22.28 / 20.28 m
Steel S355 9,000 t
Load model DIN Fb 101 (with LMM) and ARS 11/2003

General contractor

ARGE Talbrücke Heidingsfeld (Consortium)
Ed. Züblin AG, 01129 Dresden, Germany
Donges SteelTec GmbH, 64293 Darmstadt, Germany

Service

Donges manufactures, delivers and assembles the complete steel structure including corrosion protection.

Construction period

Construction period 2014 – 2019