THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE KOTON-KARIFI BRIDGE IN NIGERIA

LA CONSTRUCTION DU PONT DE KOTON-KARIF AU NIGERIA

Details are given of the general design of the bridge which will cross the Niger near the village of Koton-Karifi where the river reaches a width of 1800 M. This cantilevered bridge with cast-in-situ segments comprises 17 96-M spans between the axes of the piers, the spans to the banks being 61 M. A description is given of the foundations, the deck consisting of 2 variable inertia box girders fixed to each other, driving techniques and control of foundations, cantilever techniques, building of the deck, programming of the works, anddconstruction tolerances. (TRRL)

  • Authors:
    • Aucouturier, L
  • Publication Date: 1978-5-15

Language

  • French

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  • Accession Number: 00315232
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 6 1981 12:00AM