BRIDGES & FLYOVERS
Name of Work : Design & Construction of New BG Railway Bridge across MAHI RIVER at Vasad.
 
Client : The C. E. (Const.) Western Railway, Ahmedabad.
 
Cost of Work : Rs. 60 Millions
 
Year of Completion : September 1993
 
Description of Work :

Design and construction of New Broad Guage Railway Bridge consisting of 16 spans of 32.75 meters, Comprising PSC Girders. Including construction of foundations having 1500 mm diameter Bored Cast-in-Situ Piles (Total 106 no. Average Depth 24 meters) , Sub-structure comprising monopiers of 18.6 meters height.

 
 
Design & Construction of New BG Railway Bridge across MAHI RIVER at Vasad.
Design & Construction of New BG Railway Bridge across MAHI RIVER at Vasad.
 
New BG Railway Bridge across River Mahi at
Vasad, Baroda.
Monopiers with 16 spans of 32.75 meters long
PSC girders.
   
Design & Construction of New BG Railway Bridge across MAHI RIVER at Vasad.
 
524 meters long new BG Railway Bridge on river Mahi.
 
 
Remarks : Some of the interesting highlights of this project were as following :
  • PSC girders launching done at 20 meters height from bed level.

  • Initial pile was tested for test load of 800 tons.

  • Concrete volume for each pile cap was 100 Cu.m.

  • Most of the piling work was done at strata met with aquifer layer having artesian conditions.