Bridges references

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Australia

Adelaïde Superway erected with a launching gantry

Connecting north and south Adelaïde, the South Road Superway includes a 2.8-km elevated roadway. Freyssinet proposed the balanced cantilever erection with launching gantry as the most beneficial construction method.
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France

Allonne bridge construction by rotation

Installation of a cable-stayed bridge by rotation over a heavily trafficked motorway whose configuration does not allow for a traditional incremental launching construction method.
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Turkey

Çayırköy viaduct incremental launching

While incremental launching was the most appropriate method to construct the viaduct, it required complete rethinking to adapt to the project’s unusual configuration.
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Vietnam

Cua Dai extradosed bridge using Cohestrand technology

Locally-cohesive Cohestrand technology was successfully produced and installed for the first time on an extradosed highway bridge which crosses the Tra Khuc River to create a coastal bypass of Quang Ngai city.
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South Korea

Geoga cable-stayed bridge

Located in an exposed offshore area subject to high-speed winds and to potential typhoons, the cable-stayed bridge had to be equipped with the most robust cable anti-vibration system and durable stay cables.
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Indonesia

Jakarta LRT seismic isolated superstructure

Space for a new elevated light rail system in the capital was in short supply. Freyssinet’s proposal to introduce a seismic isolated superstructure addressed this and even led to a 20 % reduction in costs.
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France

Millau viaduct construction

The unique launching procedure that was employed to build the deck of France’s prestigious Millau Viaduct put construction and cable-stay technology to the test.
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Russia

Russky Island cable-stayed bridge

Russky Island cable-stayed bridge pushed the limit for cable-stayed structures, its main span setting a new world record and demanding extra-long cables designed for the region’s harsh climate.
New build
South Korea

Saemangeum bridge’s ultra-strong cables

A South Korean initiative to support new innovation has prompted the development of ultra-high-strength wire for parallel strand cables being installed on a cable-stayed bridge on the west coast.
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Turkey

Sultan Yavuz Selim, the hybrid bridge

The third Bosphorus crossing pushed stay cable technology to the next level, combining a traditional suspension system with high-strength cables to stabilise the bridge and future-proof it for trains.
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Hong Kong

TMCLK Link in Hong-Kong: balanced cantilever erection

As part of the design-build project for a set of precast segmental bridges, choice of the erection method was key to its achievement. Opting for the balanced cantilever erection with launching gantry made the difference.
New build
Hong Kong

Yuen Long Station LTR footbridge erection

The project involves the construction of two 50m-long bridges above the light rail tracks, in non-traffic hours only, making the use of conventional erection method impossible.

Buildings references

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France

CNIT underground station jacking

The construction of a station located underneath a Paris shopping centre required the taking up of a load of a frame assembly of some 100,000 tonnes, thanks to an innovative jacking system.
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France

Paris La Défense Arena roof lifting operation

1,700-tons roof lifting operation for one of the largest multi-use domed stadiums in Europe
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United Kingdom

Library of Birmingham, PT slabs rather than steel frame

Construction of the library of Birmingham was originally conceived as a structural steel frame. During the tender period, and in order to realise the full value engineering benefits, the frame was changed to reinforced concrete with post-tensioned slabs and beams

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