Year: 2005 - Location: Greece
Assessment of displacement capacities, clearances of support devices and effectivness of the damping system.
The Arachthos Bridge is composed of two independent and parallel structures, built by the balanced cantilever technique, crossing a deep valley and a river. Each of this structures is a continuous frame composed of eight 142 m spans nad two 92 end spans; the maximum height of the piers is about 80 m.
The bridge is composed by two independent single cell girders with a width of the roadway equal to 13.4 m. Consulting services consisted in the assessment of displacement capacities, clearances of support devices and effectiveness of the damping system.