Nemetschek Structural User Contest 2013

113 X Nemetschek Structural User Contest 2013 - Category 2: Civil Structures 2 Short description │“Scheepsdalebrug” Movable Road Bridge The movable road bridge at Brugge is built to cross over the Brugge-Oostende channel. The new bridge replaces an old movable metallic bridge of the “Vierendeel” type. The bridge has the width of 19 m and is a rolling bascule bridge with a movable pivot point. The pivot point has a radius that rolls over the concrete understructure. The bridge is powered by two jacks and the rolling movement of the bridge occurs according to the longitudinal axis of the bridge. The weight of the bridge (725 tonnes) is balanced by ballast that is positioned in two 15 m-high arms of the bridge. The span of the bridge is 40 m and the bridge has three traffic lanes with two separate lanes for pedestrians and cyclists. Project information Owner Waterwegen en Zeekanaal afd. Bovenschelde Architect Bureau Eggermont - Gent General Contractor THV Victor Buyck Steel Construction - Depret - Egemin Engineering Office Ingenieursbureau Stendess N.V. Location Brugge, Belgium Construction Period 11/2009 to 05/2011 Contact Jurn De Vleeschauwer Address Grote Baan 18 9920 Lovendegem, Belgium Phone +32 9 370 71 25 Email [email protected] Website Integral quality is our top priority Stendess calculates and draws complex steel constructions in a high quality and efficient manner while seeking economically responsible and sustainable solutions for specific technical stability issues. Thanks to the integral service, whereby 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. Managing complex projects with care. Recent references demonstrate the multidisciplinary knowledge and ability of our engineers and designers in the market of bridges, industry, utility and other projects located all over the world. Ingenieursbureau Stendess N.V. Nomination Category 2: Civil Structures