The Tianxingzhou cable stayed bridge
In 2004, SYSTRA was appointed to assist the contracting authority on the construction of the cable stayed Tianxingzhou Bridge in China.
The double-decked Tianxingzhou Bridge was designed to handle the fast growing demand for cross-river traffic. The bridge is located over the fork of Tianxingzhou, 9.5 km north of the second bridge over the Yangtze River at Wuhan.
SYSTRA was responsible for:
Reviewing the detailed designs for the:
- Permanent structures;
- Construction methods and temporary structures;
- Construction programme.
Scheduling and coordinating civil engineering studies;
Supervising construction work:
- Reviewing contractors’ documents;
- Reviewing materials;
- Site inspection;
- Management of building supervision
Assisting with acceptance procedures for the completed works.