Volkach bridge over the River Main

Composite tied-arch bridge

Project
New construction of the River Main crossing near Astheim-Volkach as part of state roadway St2260.

Owner
Staatliches Bauamt Würzburg (State Building Office)
97070 Würzburg, Germany

Project description

The river bridge was designed as a tied-arch deck bridge with vertical supports and composite roadway slabs. The steel structure was completely pre-assembled on the shore, then moved to its final position using self-propelled platform trucks and floated into place with pontoon support. The roadway slab was made of cast-in-place concrete.

Technical specifications

Bridge length: 120.00 m
Spans: 120.00 m
Bridge width: 12.65 m
Bridge class: LM1
Steel S355 / J2G3 880 t

General Contractor

ARGE PPP Volkach (Consortium)

Adam Hörnig Baugesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
63741 Aschaffenburg, Germany

Donges SteelTec GmbH
64293 Darmstadt, Germany

Service

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

Construction period

Construction period 2010