Rail bridge across the IJssel

Zwolle

Rail bridge across the IJssel - Zwolle
Rail bridge across the
IJssel - Zwolle

The railway bridge across the IJssel River is part of the Hanze line and lies at Rhine traffic headroom (about nine metres), so no moveable bridge element is necessary. A cycle path will be built alongside the new bridge. The new bridge consists of a combination of concrete and steel.

 

 



consultancy:
An engineering conglomerate was formed by ABT and SSF (Munich) for elaboration of the tendering design. ABT, as a Prorail-recognised engineering firm, was thus responsible for the geotechnical consultancy, the assessment by means of systems engineering, and for the harmonisation with Netherlands standards and Prorail guidelines.

scope:

A span from dyke to dyke of around 925 metres.
Main span 150 metres

consulting services:

Main load-bearing structure, geotechnical consultancy and system engineering
Rail bridge across the IJssel
Rail bridge across the
IJssel