oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Sika solves bridge-widening problem : market contribution

Volume 22, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Sika's carbon fibre plates became a feasible option when the R43 route between Worcester and Wolseley, in the Western Cape, was recently upgraded and widened. The contract necessitated the widening of the existing bridges, which includes the Jan du Toit River Bridge. The bridge consists of three 9.8 m spans and required widening of about three metres on either side of the deck.

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