n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Popular V&A swing bridge replaced - bridges and roads - V&A Waterfront

Volume 2019 Number 10
  • ISSN : 1021-2000


The moving bridges within the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, are a memorable part of any visitor’s experience. In particular the cable-stayed swing bridge crossing the cut to the Alfred Basin at the Clock Tower is especially well used and loved. The V&A Waterfront has, however, recently replaced the original swing bridge with a new swing bridge that has a 4 m wide walkway. This new bridge doubles the capacity of the crossing, thereby improving access across the cut.

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