Dr. Viktor Markelj to present at the 15th Slovenian Congress on Transport and Transport Infrastructure

On the 28th of October, join dr. Viktor Markelj as he discusses Ponting Bridges’ Pesnica Railway Viaduct project and the innovations in building railway infrastructure. The Slovenian Congress on Transport and Transport Infrastructure is a biennial event with a focus on transport, transport infrastructure and mobility.

The new Pesnica viaduct will be a relatively low, 912.6-meter-long double-track railway viaduct. It is designed as a series of frame structures connected into an integral structure without bearings. This design concept allows the implementation of a continuous welded rail track (CWR) without expansion joints, with great advantages in terms of traffic safety, economy, sustainability and noise emissions. The new line is planned to open to traffic in mid-2023.

Dr. Viktor Markelj (1958) is a Partner, Managing Director and a Senior Bridge designer of Ponting Bridges. His notable bridges include the Ada Bridge in Belgrade (2012), Puh Bridge in Ptuj (2007), Pedestrian drawbridge in Gdansk (2017), Bridge over Mura River (2003) and viaducts Lešnica (2007, 2010). A winner of many awards for his engineering expertise and a lecturer that passes the knowledge to future generations at University of Maribor.

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Project details: Railway Viaduct Pesnica