Temburong Bridge - Design of two cable stayed bridges
The Temburong Bridge Project is a 30 km long dual two-lane highway crossing over the Brunei Bay. It will connect the relatively isolated Brunei district of Temburong to the other three Brunei districts. The main objective of the project is to stimulate economic growth in the Temburong region by connecting it to the country's airport and ports. The alignment crosses two navigation channels resulting in the need for two cable stayed bridges - the Brunei Channel Bridge (145 m main span) and the Eastern Channel Bridge (260 m main span).
The design of these cable stayed bridges is one of the first applications of the Eurocode to a fully concrete cable stayed bridge. Both cable stayed bridges draw on strong Islamic architectural influences from the region to form a tower shape that is unique and instantly recognisable.
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Author: Holger Svensson 40 Years of Experience Worldwide.
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