THE CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGES IN KANGO, AN ACHIEVEMENT OF FRENCH ENTERPRISE IN THE GABON

LA CONSTRUCTION DES PONTS DE KANGO, UNE BELLE REALISATION DE L'ENTREPRISE FRANCAISE AU GABON

THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THE PROJECT AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE TWO BRIDGES OVER THE KOMO AND BOKOUE IN KANGO. THE SUBGRADE MAINLY COMPRISES CLAYEY OR SANDY MUD LAYERS VARYING IN THICKNESS UNDERLAID WITH PELITES. THE DECKS CONSIST OF FOUR PRECAST PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BEAMS (STUP SYSTEM) CONNECTED BY MEANS OF A CAST-IN-SITU PRESTRESSED CONCRETE FLOOR. DETAILS ARE GIVEN OF: (1) THE PROJECT, SELECTION OF SITES, SUBGRADES, NAVIGATIONAL CONSTRAINTS, PIER- FOUNDATIONS, DECK, ACCESS ROADS; (2) THE CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGES, INSTALLATION OF THE SITES, BUILDING OF FOUNDATIONS AND PIERS, PREFABRICATION OF THE BEAMS, CONSTRUCTION OF THE DECK; (3) CONSTRUCTION OF ACCESS ROADS OVER SWAMPY GROUND.

  • Authors:
    • CHAGNAS, M
    • JACQUIN, P
  • Publication Date: 1978-8

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  • French

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  • Accession Number: 01289533
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institut Francais des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux (IFSTTAR)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 1:49AM