It is likely one of the most vital infrastructure tasks within the Port of Hamburg in recent times: the New Railway Bridge Kattwyk. It ensures that automotive and prepare site visitors are braided aside and thus optimises the circulation of site visitors throughout the Süderelbe. The New Railway Bridge Kattwyk is exclusive: the central lifting part is raised 80 m above sea stage and, with a clearance top of 53 m above sea stage, clears the way in which for shipping site visitors. Within the course of, 2000 tonnes are moved with the assistance of gravity.
After twelve years of development, the bridge was opened on schedule. Extra about this spectacular construction may be seen on this episode of PORT IS WHAT WE DO.
Supply: Hamburg Port Authority