Neckarau Crossing in Mannheim

Steel truss bridge

Project
Steel truss bridge over the railway, Mannheim

Owner
MVV Verkehr AG
68159 Mannheim, 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
94.00 m
Bridge width 14.50 m
Steel S355 J2G3 1,740 t
Bridge class SLW 60/30 + two-track tramway

Temporary bridge
Bridge length 78.00 m
Steel S355 J2G3 500 t

Architect

DE Consult Deutsche Eisenbahn-Consulting GmbH
70174 Stuttgart, Germany

General contractor

Bilfinger Berger AG NL Ingenieurbau Inland
65189 Wiesbaden, Germany

Service

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

Construction period

Construction period 2008/2009

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