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Foot and Cycle Bridge in Irča vas

Structural and architectural solution of the new footbridge over Krka, prepared by design offices Ponting, Pipenbaher Consulting Engineers and Jereb and Budja Architects was awarded with 1st prize on the public design competition in 2017 among 13 bridge competing entries. The bridge convinced the jury with its inventive structural concept, transparency and peaceful integration into the natural environment. The bridge is designed as a stress-ribbon bridge. The width of the bridge is 4 meters, the thin superstructure is only 42 cm thick.

Project type
Pedestrian and cyclist bridge
Location
Irča vas, Slovenia
Year
Ongoing since July 2021
Status
Detailed design
Ponting Services
Wining Competition design (1. Prize) / Preliminary / Final / Detailed design
Length
120,5 meters
Foundation type
Anchored secant pile walls and anchored massive concrete block
Structure
Stress-ribbon bridge
Construction
Prefabricated RC segments
Client
City of Novo mesto
Cooperators
Ponting - Pipenbaher Consulting Engineers, Jereb in Budja Arhitekti d.o.o.