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European Steel Design Award 2007 – Belgium

European Steel Design Award 2007 – Belgium 13_059-065_Chen (7) 13.08.2008 16:21 Uhr Seite 65 L. Chen/C. Doerich/J. M. Rotter · A study of cylindrical shells under global bending in the elastic-plastic range light in the city of Rouen. The two mov- ECCS Awards for steel bridges Jury European Steel Design Award 2007 – Belgium able decks allow for excellent integration comments: This unique mobile bridge, in the daily life of the city. composed of two moving decks, com- Gustave-Flaubert bridge, Rouen The straightforward view of the mech- bines high performance steel construc- (France) anism makes it immediately understand- tion, sophistication in the mechanical Owner: Ministère de l’Equipement, des able to everyone. devices and original method of erection. Transports et du The simple elegance of this bridge It demonstrates the versatility of steel to Logement represented by the Préfecture will enhance the overall view of the in- bring forward solutions in an urban de Seine-Maritime dustrial landscape of the river banks. context and to create a new landmark. Architect: Aymeric Zublena, Engineer: Arcadis, Eurodim, Michel Virlogeux Steelwork Contractors: Victor Buyck Steel Construction (www.buyck.be), Eiffel CM (www.eiffel.fr) Lifting bridge: 2 bridge decks (Weight: 2 ¥ 1300 t, span of 120 m) to be lifted vertically 60 m above the Seine river Two “butterflies”: Weight: 2 ¥ 450 t Lifting mechanisms: Counterweights: 2000 t, Cables Δ 85 mm: 225 t, Total length: 3250 m – 3.3 km of steel cable Δ 85 mm – Cables connected to counterweights and bridgedecks – Winches in basement of pylons to lift the bridge This spectacular bridge crowned by two steel “butterflies” offers a new high- (Photo: P. Lefebvre – Eiffel CM/L. Dos Santos) Steel Construction 1 (2008), Issue 1 65 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Steel Construction: Design and Research Wiley

European Steel Design Award 2007 – Belgium

Steel Construction: Design and Research , Volume 1 (1) – Sep 1, 2008

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1867-0520
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13_059-065_Chen (7) 13.08.2008 16:21 Uhr Seite 65 L. Chen/C. Doerich/J. M. Rotter · A study of cylindrical shells under global bending in the elastic-plastic range light in the city of Rouen. The two mov- ECCS Awards for steel bridges Jury European Steel Design Award 2007 – Belgium able decks allow for excellent integration comments: This unique mobile bridge, in the daily life of the city. composed of two moving decks, com- Gustave-Flaubert bridge, Rouen The straightforward view of the mech- bines high performance steel construc- (France) anism makes it immediately understand- tion, sophistication in the mechanical Owner: Ministère de l’Equipement, des able to everyone. devices and original method of erection. Transports et du The simple elegance of this bridge It demonstrates the versatility of steel to Logement represented by the Préfecture will enhance the overall view of the in- bring forward solutions in an urban de Seine-Maritime dustrial landscape of the river banks. context and to create a new landmark. Architect: Aymeric Zublena, Engineer: Arcadis, Eurodim, Michel Virlogeux Steelwork Contractors: Victor Buyck Steel Construction (www.buyck.be), Eiffel CM (www.eiffel.fr) Lifting bridge: 2 bridge decks (Weight: 2 ¥ 1300 t, span of 120 m) to be lifted vertically 60 m above the Seine river Two “butterflies”: Weight: 2 ¥ 450 t Lifting mechanisms: Counterweights: 2000 t, Cables Δ 85 mm: 225 t, Total length: 3250 m – 3.3 km of steel cable Δ 85 mm – Cables connected to counterweights and bridgedecks – Winches in basement of pylons to lift the bridge This spectacular bridge crowned by two steel “butterflies” offers a new high- (Photo: P. Lefebvre – Eiffel CM/L. Dos Santos) Steel Construction 1 (2008), Issue 1 65

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Published: Sep 1, 2008

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