oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Emergency repair of Bridge B421 over the Olifants River after flood damage

Volume 20, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Bridge B421 is located on the R555 at km 5.03 on Section 01E between Witbank (now known as eMalahleni) and Middelburg in the province of Mpumalanga. It is a four-span bridge, with each span comprising a simply supported voided slab. The main and back spans are 15.85 m and 16.15 m respectively. The deck is supported on elastomeric bearings and has a pressfit seal as expansion joint at all the supports.

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