Highway 70 – bridge at the eastern entrance to Furadis

Est. Construction Cost:
45 Million ILS

Design and Construction Period:
2003-2014

Client: National Roads Company of Israel

Geographic Location: North of Zikhron Ya'akov

Description: Preliminary, final and detailed design of an approximately 150 m long prestressed precast beam bridge above Highway 70 and the Daliya Stream channel, with a 42 m span. The end abutments were set in reinforced earth within a reinforced concrete frame. The design, which was accompanied by an approving team appointed by the Interior Ministry, included inter alia the preparation of alternatives, estimates and submittal drawings for statutory authorities.

Amy Metom Role in the Project: Structural designer

Unique Elements of the Project: Large 42 m long span using prestressed and posttensioned girders

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