Bridge construction

Lift bridge ensemble Lübeck

Hubbrücke Lübeck

The Lübeck lift bridge ensemble was put into operation around 1900. It consists of three bridges, two of which are movable. The railway lift bridge was used by the harbour railway and was permanently closed after an accident on the drive components in 2009.

Client: Wasserstraßen-Neubauamt Magdeburg

Processing period: 2016 - 2019

Main data:
Two movable and one fixed bridge
Lifting height: approx. 3.20 or 4.20 m
Clearance height: 5.25 m
Tonnage: 52.0 t; 189.0 t; 254.0 t
Spans: 24.24 m - 45 m
Water­hydraulic drive
Direct current technology

Condition assessment
Feasibility study
Cost-benefit analyses
Investigation of economic efficiency
Consultancy services environment compatibility study