Construction type: Steel-arched bridge or ramp bridge in steel composite constructionBridge category: 60/30 according to DIN 1072Total length of the bridge: 344.00 mArched bridge spans: 66.00 mRamp bridge spans: 24.00/ 29.00/32.00/ 26.50/ 23.50/ 22.50/ 23.00/ 23.00 /23.00/23.00/ 20.50 mOverall height: varying, average 1.53 mSuperstructure bearings: cup and ball bearing
Concrete: 7,500.00 m3
Reinforcing steel: 1,200.00 t
Arched bridge: 800.00 t
Ramp bridges: 475.00 t each
In the course of Ostseeautobahn BAB A 20 (A20 Baltic Sea Motorway) As part of the traffic project “Deutsche Einheit” (German unity) two bridges on the A 20 motorway form a further link between the old and new federal states.
The bridge was completed 20 months in advance of the agreed deadline as a result of a clever construction concept.
„Himmelsleiter“ (stairway) over the River Wupper connects Leverkusen districts in accordance with the latest safety requirements and provides an improved flood runoff.