Project Description

2nd prize realisation competition for the renewal of the Schierstein Rhine bridge in cooperation with Roland Bogenrieder and Peter und Lochner Beratende Ingenieure für Bauwesen, Stuttgart (2007)

The Schierstein Rhine Bridge – connecting object of the capitals Wiesbaden and Mainz. The two arms of the river are made clear by the different span widths. Due to the rising maintenance costs and declining condition grades of the building inspection, it was necessary to repair the bridge. The renewal of the 1.3 km long Schierstein Rhine bridge in Wiesbaden, built between 1959 and 1962, consists of a motorway, bicycle and pedestrian bridge and connects the federal states of Hesse and Rhineland-Palatinate. The bridge is composed of six individual structures, the maximum span of a single structure is 205 m. The bridge represents a 1.3 km long section of the main road and motorway.