Fload and coastal protection

Bridge over the Leibis/Lichte dam spillway

Brücke über die Hochwasserentlastung der Talsperre Leibis/Lichte

The Leibis/Lichte dam is used to supply drinking water in eastern Thuringia. The spillway is located over the back of the wall with a spillway width of 20 metres, a ski jump spillway at the foot of the wall and a joint stilling basin with the bottom outlets. A road bridge with a span of 2 x 10.45 metres crosses the spillway opening.

Client: Thüringer Fernwasser­versorgung

Processing period: 1995 – 2010

Main data:
Wall height above foundation base: 102.5 m
Wall width at the base: 80.6 m
Crown length: 369 m
Bridge span: 2 x 10.45 m

Construction of a reinforced concrete bridge