Longest Floating Bridge

Sep 9, 2020 | Civil Engineering | 0 comments

This Multi Span Suspension Bridge is in very deep water in Norway. Deep water means the foundations are very expensive. So it stands on floating pontoons which are tethered to the seabed and held down – so pulled down against buoyancy forces. In order to make it stable, the tops of the towers are tied together. Otherwise, the whole bridge would wobble around. 

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