Arabian Canal Bridge

Architects:
JAHN, Chicago/USA

Planning time:
2008

Construction time:
t.b.a.

Services rendered by Werner Sobek:
structural engineering (concept design)

Client:
Limitless, Dubai/UAE

The Arabian Canal Bridge is a multilane arch bridge which crosses the waterfront sea extension in Jebel Ali/Dubai. The bridge is 323 m long and 65 m wide. It has 14 lanes for the motorway and 2 lanes for the tramway. The height of the arch spanning over the bridge is 30 m from support. The bridge decking is a reinforced concrete slab, while the supporting structure and the arches are made of steel.

 

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