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Storebaelt Bridge 1998

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  • Funen, Denmark
  • Across The Great Belt
  • Main span 1624m/5328ft
  • Severn type box girder
  • Suspension bridge
  • 4 Dual carriageway/2 emergency lanes
  • Length 6800m/4.2miles
  • Designed by COWIconsult
  • Construction began in October 1991
  • Major development in cable spinning using Dr. William Brown's controlled tension method

 

DECK

  • Severn-type single box girder

TOWERS

  • The first to surpass in height those of the Golden Gate, 254m/833ft

 

ANCHOR BLOCKS

  • Constructed more than 2kms apart in 10m of water

CABLES

  • Dr. William Brown new controlled tension method successfully spun 20,000 tonnes of steel in 3 months