n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Grayston Pedestrian Bridge - SAICE 2018 Awards

Volume 2018 Number 11
  • ISSN : 1021-2000


Category: Technical Excellence

The cable-stayed Grayston Pedestrian Bridge across the busy M1 highway in Johannesburg forms part of a pedestrian and cycling corridor built to connect the residents of Alexandra Township to Sandton where many of the township residents work. The corridor and bridge now provide unobstructed daily movement for the more than 10 000 people who make the 5.2 km journey daily. A cable-stayed bridge was the best fit within the local site constraints, which included the fact that lane reductions in the highway below were prohibited, hence a bridge with a long main span was required.

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