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New Wear Crossing, Sunderland, England, UK

Completed in 2018

The bridge of three spans of length 40 + 148 + 148 m is suspended on a single 105 m tall pylon. The deck is formed by two plate girders, floor beams and precast concrete deck slab. The bridge is being built as a Design-Build Project by a construction joint venture of firms Farrans Construction, Northern Ireland and Victor Buyck Steel Construction, Belgium. The bridge was designed by a joint venture of firms BuroHappold Engineering, UK and Roughan O’Donovan, Republic of Ireland supported by Strasky Husty and Partners, Czech Republic and Explorations Architecture, France. The client is Sunderland City Council.

SHP: Static and dynamic analysis of the superstructure for the Tender and Detailed Design and for the Construction engineering.

Images credit: Explorations Architecture