Projects - Construction Support: Balanced Cantilever Construction method, Dubai, UAE

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Project Balanced Cantilever Construction method for Dubai Metro Bridges
Location Dubai, UAE
Client VSL – Freyssinet – Rizzani de Eccher JV
DNEC role Engineering solution for temporary propping

Structural design and detailing of temporary prop structural elements for Dubai Metro bridges constructed using Balanced Cantilever construction method. Each BC Prop assembly comprises 1.2m wide, 2.6m high heavy-duty post-tensioned precast spreader beams, two numbers precast columns and top-mounted structural steel bracing together with all provisions necessary for installation of hydraulic jacks and temporary bearings. Maximum working load on BC Prop – 17000kN. All connections designed and detailed to allow easy installation and dismantling for re-use at various Dubai Metro Project’s locations.

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