Fload and coastal protection

Rethe bascule bridge in Hamburg harbour

Rethe-Klappbrücke im Hamburger Hafen

The replacement construction of the Rethe lift bridge is a railway and a road bascule bridge in the port of Hamburg. It crosses the Rethe at the mouth of the Reiherstieg and connects the Hohe Schaar harbour station with the facilities in Tollerort and Neuhof.

Client: Hamburg Port Authority AöR

Processing period: 2006 - 2007 und 2012

Main data:
Double-leaf bascule bridge
Span width: 104 m
Length of bridge deck: 67 m
Passage width: 64 m
Road bridge superstructure width: 14.0 m
Superstructure width of railway bridge: 10.2 m
Two hydraulic cylinders per flap

Preliminary, design and approval planning
Implementation planning
Preparation of the contract award
Production, construction supervision and testing of the electronic system components, automation technology and controls