oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Rehabilitation of bridges over the spillways of the Gariep and Van der Kloof dams

Volume 16, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



In December 2005, BKS Engineering and Management were awarded the tender by the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry to provide consulting services for the rehabilitation of major bridge structures over South Africa's large dams, namely the Gariep, Van der Kloof and Pongolapoort dams. At design stage, the envisaged work was split geographically into two contracts. This article covers the work performed under the Free State construction contract for the Gariep and Van der Kloof dams, comprising 70% of the total construction value.

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