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Road bridge over Avançon in Bex (VD)

First Road bridge with composite-sandwich deck in Switzerland!

7.5 m x 11.4 m
3 parts structurally bonded on steel girder
600 kN + 400 kN axle load
COLEVO Deck 13.5 t
Bridge installation weight 51 t
Installation 10.2012

  • Widened bridge deck on steel girders
  • Existing abutment unchanged
  • Installable with crane due to low weight
  • Fast installation with minimal traffic interruption
  • Durable and low maintenance

 

Publications:

Balsa bridges - with a twist by EPFL CCLab

Tablier composites du pont sur l'Avancon  in Tracés 22-2012, published by espazium.ch

Erste Sandwich-Strassenbrücke der Schweiz in Strassenverkehr Schweiz 2013

Nicht auf dem Holzweg - Balsaholz und Glasfasern bilden eine Brücke movie on 3sat

Balsa Wood at the Core of New Bridge published in Composites Manufacturing

Innovation im Brückenbau published in Holzforschung Schweiz 7.2013, S-WIN Swiss Wood Innovation Network

Leicht & Stark - Balsaholz für hoch belastbare Brücken-Sandwichkonstruktion published in Holzbau-Magazin 2014, DRW-Verlag Stuttgart


Pictures:

3A Composites / H. Mühlberg, Monod-Piguet + Associes IC S.A.













 
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