Type of work

Maritime works

Muelles Reus-Lérida. Port of Tarragona mobile bridge

Spain

The work consists of the union of the Reus dock and the Tarragona port dock

The work consists of the union of the Reus dock and the Tarragona port dock

Description

The works were to join the Reus pier and the Tarragona port, using a mobile road bridge. The 51.5 meters bridge sections leave an 80 meters clear opening allowing passage of 70 meters wide ships.
There is a variable thickness, metal Caisson section and a metal orthotropic base with a tread layer of 0.8 cm thick.

The project also comprised the extension of the docks and associated accesses.

Responsible

The mechanisms of the mobile bridge, central and pile interlocks, support hinges, hydraulic lifting system and electrical system have been planned to raise or lower the mobile sections with wind speeds of up to 120 km / h in a time of 2 minutes.

 

Highlights

  • The project includes: Road connection of the Reus Pier with the Lleida Pier by means of a mobile bridge over the basin and the access viaducts.
  • Extension of the Reus Wharf to create the accesses to the mobile bridge and the road accesses to the Levante wharf, Aragón wharf and the expanded Reus Wharf.