Gateway Bridge, Brisbane, Australia



Gateway upgrade project in Brisbane, Australia


QML - Queensland Motorway Limited


Construction period:    
September 2006 - May 2010


Construction company:
Leighton Abigroup Joint Venture


VSL Australia Pty. Ltd.


Scope of supply:
150 tons thread bars SAS 835/1035 Ø 75 mm for the bridge pile foundation system,
SAS couplers allow a full load transfer of the SAS thread bars


The new Gateway Bridge is supported by reinforced concrete columns with an outer dimension of 15 m length and 2.5 m width. The loads of the reinforced concrete columns are transferred to the reinforced concrete pile caps, which have an area of 19.5 m length, 17.6 m width and a thickness of 3.2 m and from there to the foundation piles with a diameter of 1.8 m. The pile heads are reinforced with thread bars SAS 835/1035 to provide vertical and horizontal post tensioning in the main pier heads.