Lifting, Transportation and Placement of 150 Bridge Elements for the Vasco da Gama Bridge

Market: Civil Construction 
Scope of Work: Lifting, transportation and placement of 150 bridge elements (2200t each)
Location: River Tagus, Lissabon, Portugal
Client: Novaponte ACE
Period: September 1996
HLV: Rambiz

The heavy-lifting programme for the bridge construction of this remarkeble project required the positioning of 150 girders, each with dimensions of 80x16m and weighing up to 2200 tonnes. The girders were transported on the large main deck under the two main cranes.