02.005 | College Footbridge
This suspension bridge follows an S-shape in plan view. This geometry solves the issue of accessibility to the bridge from both banks. The maximum slope of the deck is limited to 5 %. The bridge’s length is 203 m with a central span of 86 m. The deck’s width is 3.2 m and consists of a steel hollow section 1 m high. The spatial shape of the cable follows the catenary of forces determined by software developed in-house.
- PROJECT DATA
MissionComplete mission of architectural and structural design.Study2002-2007Execution2007-2009ClientFlemish CommunityBudget€4.300.000Length203mArchitectNey & Partners - SumProjectSiteKortrijk, Belgium show on mapImage creditsSerge Brison
- Highly commended for the Footbridge Awards 2011 'Aesthetics long-span' and 'Technical long-span 'Nomination for the Competition Steel 2011 -Construction 2010 in Category D: civil engineering 2010.