Arabian Canal Bridge

Architecture
JAHN, Chicago/USA

Planning time
2008

Construction time
t.b.a.

Services by Werner Sobek
Structural engineering (concept design)

Client
Limitless, Dubai/UAE

The Arabian Canal Bridge is a multi-lane 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.