oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The road suspension bridge at Kariba
|Article Title||The road suspension bridge at Kariba|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Apr 1960|
|Pages||57 - 65|
|Keyword(s)||Bridge steelwork, Bridges, Kariba and Suspension bridge|
The paper descriptionbes the design and construction of the temporary suspension road bridge built at the site of the Kariba Dam to replace the one carried away by the flood in 1958. The methods of design and construction are discussed and details of tests on the 2-in. diameter cables are given. The scheme adopted for erecting the cables and bridge steelwork Is descriptionbed in detail.
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