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Bridges and Viaducts

Vigário Bridge • Madeira - Portugal

Funchal Beltway (Level 200) - Autonomous Region of Madeira

Client
Regional Secretariat of Social Equipment – Government of Madeira
Location
Funchal Beltway (Level 200) - Autonomous Region of Madeira
Design date
1991 - 1991
Construction date
1995 - 1995
Design by
António Reis and Daniel Sousa in joint authorship (developed at GRID, Lda.)
Services
Preliminary and Detailed Design; Technical assistance to the construction.
Construction
SOMAGUE, S.A.
Summary

Bridge with a pronounced curvature with a dual deck, box girder in prestressed concrete, built by the balanced cantilever method, starting from the piers and abutments.

This bridge was the first in Portugal built by balanced cantilever from the abutments.

Length / Span / Height / Width:

2x200 m / 104 m / 90 m / 2x10.65 m

Vigário Bridge • Madeira - Portugal

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