Morocco Grey river cable-stayed bridge

“Made in China” Africa first cable-stayed bridge closure, many indexes rank first in the world

FAQ May 11, 2015 No Comments

Morocco Grey river cable-stayed bridge is totally closed on Morocco time pm 13:40, May 6, which is contracted to build by No.6 Company of China Railway Major Bridge Engineering Group.

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MoroccoGreyRiverBridge is the first stay-cabled bridge invested to build by the Kingdom of Morocco, as well as the first stay-cabled bridge in Africa. It features unique design, good-looking appearance, fluent lines but high construction difficulty. Main girder of the bridge is of steel-concrete structure, main tower adopts beautiful diamond structure which is opened gradually with an arch structure from the bottom to the top part, and divided into 4 parts in the middle and closed in one at top of tower. Called DreamBridge by natives, regarded as a national pride, the bridge is a landmark construction in Morocco.

With an overall length 951.66m, deck width 26.5m, 80 pairs symmetrical stay cables on two main towers, the bridge ranks first in the world in the aspects of calculation theory, structure and construction way.

The bridge is main project in Rabat belt freeway construction; it will not only promote development of newly urbanized areas around the capital of Morocco, but also push the development of logistics industry from Europe to Maghreb area.

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