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61 Category 2: Civil Structures 2 Owner Compagnie des Transports Strasbourgeois (CTS) Architect Marc Barani Architectes / Arcadis Strasbourg General Contractor Victor Buyck Steel Construction N.V. Engineering Office Ingenieursbureau Stendess N.V. Construction Period 2013 - 2017 The bridge over the Rhine river was a part of the Est de la Ligne D du Tramway extension from Strasbourg to Kehl. The bridge has a tramway zone on one side of the arch and a zone for cyclists and pedestrians on the other side. The whole bridge is 290 m long. It consists of 2 bowstring bridges measuring 145 m long, the deck is 15 m wide and has a weight of 1,450 tons in steel. The arches are 21 m high. The deck was transported to the site by ship. The two bridges are built up on site, one after the other, and transported by pontoons to their final place. SCIA Engineer was used for both the dimensioning of the bridge in the traffic situation and the erection engineering of the bridge. From the engineering point of view, this project has several challenges. Firstly, there was the bridge deck that has an important influence on the global behaviour of the bridge. The possibility to input and use graphical sections was a big advantage. Secondly, there was the ability to generate the stability modes and use them for the second order analysis. This was useful for the check of the arches without an intermediate connection. Thirdly, there was the dynamic check of the bridge under traffic and wind conditions. Bridge over Rhine River - Strasbourg, France / Kehl, Germany Ingenieursbureau Stendess N.V. Contact Jan Braeckman Address Grote Baan 18 9920 Lovendegem, Belgium Website Stendess calculates and draws complex steel constructions in a high quality and efficient manner while seeking economically responsible and substantial solutions for specific technical stability issues. Thanks to the integral service, where the design of the metal superstructure and the concrete substructure are calculated and drawn by experts in the same office. The building owner and principal contractor retain 100% control over the complete structure. References demonstrate the multidisciplinary knowledge and ability of our engineers and designers in the market of bridges, industry, utility and other projects located worldwide.