NEW BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION METHOD FOR SA

A bridge construction method being used for the first time in South Africa, which requires 23 concrete beams weighing a total of 13,800 t to be thrust as a single unit across a distance of more than a kilometre, is being used to span the Olifants River valley, near Vredendal, on the Sishen-Saldanha railway line.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Thomson Publications South Africa Proprietary Ltd

    P.O. Box 8308
    2000 Johannesburg,   South Africa 
  • Publication Date: 1974-9

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 10-11
  • Serial:
    • Railway Engineering
    • Volume: 148
    • Issue Number: 5
    • Publisher: Thomson Publications South Africa Proprietary Ltd

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00080460
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Railway Engineering
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1975 12:00AM