T-section girder bridge
|Function / usage:||
Balanced cantilever method
Precast girders with cast-in-situ slab
|Construction began in:||2003|
Geographic Information & Related Structures
Dujiangyan, Sichuan, China, Asia
|total length||1 436 m|
|approaches||standard span lengths||50 m|
|main bridge||span lengths||125 m - 220 m - 125 m|
|piers||height||max. > 100 m|
|deck of main bridge||
|deck of approach||
precast prestressed concrete
|12 May 2008, 14:28||
A 8.0 magnitude (Richter scale) earthquake strikes the Wenchuan area of Sichuan province. While still under construction, though nearly finished, the bridge is damaged as one approach span is entirely unseated and collapses into the lake below.
Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.
Relevant Web Sites
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- Reconnaissance and Preliminary Observations of Bridge Damage in the Great Wenchuan Earthquake, China, in "Structural Engineering International", August 2009, n. 3 v. 19