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Bridge over Vipava in Renče

The bridge has a shallow concrete arch with a string of vertical steel hinges on which, a flat and thin carriageway slab with a static span of 67 m, is suspended.

Arch with height of 7.40 m has a changeable1.20 – 1.60 m deep cross section, the width of the arch is constant – 1.50 m. The carriageway is 12.30 m wide and 1.00 m deep, the steel hinges are made of steel tubes 273 mm in diameter. The bridge is deep founded on piles 120 cm in diameter, reaching 4.00 m into the bearing ground.

Project type
Road bridge
Location
Renče, Slovenia
Year
2005
Status
Completed
Ponting Services
Competition / Preliminary / Final / Detailed design
Length
74,1 meters
Max. span
62 meters
Width
14,1 meters
Foundation type
Deep on bored RC piles, diameter 1.20 m
Structure
Pre-stressed concrete arch structure
Construction
Cast in situ
Client
Municipality of Nova Gorica
Cooperators
Marjan Pipenbaher (M. Civil Eng.), Janez Roš (M. Arch.)
Contractor
Primorje d.d., Slovenia