Honsell Bridge in Frankfurt am Main

Arched bridge in composite construction

Project
Arched bridge in composite construction with an orthotropic slab in the pedestrian area, taking into account the existing structure

Owner
City of Frankfurt/Main
Amt für Straßenbau und Erschließung (Office for Road Construction and Development)
60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Project description

For reasons of monument preservation, the new arched construction is prescribed above the existing crescent-shaped trussed arches. The new steel composite deck is suspended from the new arches with completely enclosed cables. The orthotropic walkway area is bordered by the repaired, monument-preserved existing railings.

Technical specifications

Arched bridge in composite construction
Bridge length 95.30 m
Span 94.00 m
Bridge width 18.76 m
Steel S355 635 t
Bridge class DIN Fb 101

General contractor

ARGE Honsellbrücke (Consortium)
Techn. Management Adam Hörnig
Comm. Management Donges SteelTec
Shareholder: Stutz Tief- und Straßenbau

Service

Donges manufactures, delivers and assembles the complete steel structure of the new construction including corrosion protection and carries out a partial overhaul of the corrosion protection of the existing structure.

Construction period

Construction period 2011/2013