oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The road suspension bridge at Kariba

Volume 2, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



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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