oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Bridge reinstated to its former glory : SAICE Awards 2007 - technical excellence

Volume 15, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Bridge No 422 over the Orange River near Zastron in the Free State was constructed in 1934. It is a magnificent feat of engineering and concerted efforts should be made to preserve it for posterity. The bridge, which was seriously damaged by vehicular impact, was recently repaired. Innovative answers were found for the challenging demands of structural stability, safety and economy.

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