n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The doubling of the Tugela Ferry River Bridge - SAICE 2018 Awards

Volume 2018 Number 11
  • ISSN : 1021-2000


Category: Technical Excellence

Road mobility is essential for the promotion of economic development and social upliftment. Main Road P6 in KwaZulu-Natal was identified by the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Works as a route which needed attention to allow more efficient traffic movement in the vicinity of the town of Tugela Ferry. Two possibilities were proposed – either a realignment of P6, or the replacement of the existing narrow bridge with a new double-lane bridge over the Tugela River to mitigate the traffic congestion caused by the single-lane bridge.

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