The construction of the Foot and Cycle Bridge in Irča vas

At the construction site of the new footbridge for pedestrians and cyclists in Irča vas (Slovenia), work is nearing completion on the right bank of the Krka river, and the works are underway on the access route from the local road to the bridge on the left bank. Shortly, handrails will also be installed on the bridge, and if the weather conditions are favorable, the installation of the bridge decking.

Structural and architectural concept of new footbridge over the Krka River, prepared by Joint Venture Pipenbaher Consulting Engineers and Ponting Bridges design office together with Jereb and Budja Architects was awarded with 1st prize on design competition among 13 bridge competing entries in 2017. The bridge convinced the jury with its structural concept, transparency and peaceful integration into the natural environment.

The bridge is designed as a stress-ribbon bridge with 130 m span. The bridge superstructure is 4 meter wide and 42 cm thick. The works were carried out by the contractor JV CGP Novo mesto and Freyssinet Adria, completion time depends on weather conditions.

Project details: Foot and Cycle Bridge in Irča vas