Products

Truss Bridge

Huey P. Long Bridge

Huey P. Long Bridge
Location:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A
Owner:
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
Year of Completion:
2012 (Scheduled)
Total Length:
161m+241m+162m : + 162m
Total Steel Weight:
approx.13,000MT (to be added)

Feature:3 continuous and 1 single span 4 main truss bridge. The main bridge-widening project, in which new trusses were combined with the existing over 70-year-old truss bridge. The stress on the existing trusses was monitored 24 hours a day to ensure stress intensification was under control.
IHI also took the unprecedented step of implementing “Span-by-Span Erection” to reduce the stress impact on existing structures and secure the navigation channel.

Gramercy Bridge (Veterans Memorial Bridge)

Gramercy Bridge (Veterans Memorial Bridge)
Location:
Gramercy, Louisiana, USA
Owner:
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
Year of Completion:
1985
Total Length:
918 m
Total Steel Weight:
Approx. 18,900 t

Feature:A typical American truss bridge.

Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City Railway Bridge

Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City Railway Bridge
Location:
Thuy Hoa City, Nha Trang City, Vietnam.
Owner:
Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Year of Completion:
2000
Total Length:
1,081m+204m
Total Steel Weight:
2,550 t

Feature:

  • Replacement of railway bridges connecting Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
  • The project includes reinforcement of the existing base structures, demolition and replacement of the Da Rang Bridge structure (21 continuous truss bridge) and Song Hong Bridge (4 continuous truss bridge)

Minato Bridge

Minato Bridge
Location:
Osaka Port, Japan
Owner:
Hanshin Expressway Public Corporation
Year of Completion:
1974
Total Length:
980 m
Width:
22.5 m
Total Steel Weight:
35,740 t

Feature:High-strength steel (780MPa) was selected for the main structural elements. The center part of the truss was erected by a large block (4,500 ton) erection method . The IHI group performed seismic reinforcement after the Great Hanshin-Awaji earthquake in 1995.

Kansai Airport Access Bridge (Sky Gate Bridge R)

Kansai Airport Access Bridge (Sky Gate Bridge R)
Location:
Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Owner:
Kansai International Airport Co., Ltd.
Year of Completion:
1993
Total Length:
900 m
Total Steel Weight:
15,901 t

Feature:

  • The longest truss bridge in the world. The bridge provides both road and rail access to the airport.
  • The access bridge is multi-leveled; the upper-level is a 6 lane road, the lower level is a 2 track railway.

Arakawa River Flood Control Channel Bridge

Arakawa River Flood Control Channel Bridge
Location:
Tokyo, Japan
Owner:
Japan Railway Construction Public Corporation
Year of Completion:
1984
Total Length:
845.6 m
Total Steel Weight:
7,388 t

Feature:

  • The railway bridge crosses the mouth of the Arakawa River.
  • The bridge spans are aligned with the Metropolitan Expressway Bay Shore route.
  • Train safety measures against strong winds are taken.