Piers Overall Installation of First Pile Caps in the Hong Kong Zhuhai -Macau Bridge Completed




First cap of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge –no. 192 cap shaft of “CB05” non-navigable bridge shafts was successfully installed on June 3.
Pile cap of No.192 is 15.6 meters long, 11.4 meters wide, 4.5 meters high, and section at the bottom of piers of 14.29 meters high with total weight of about 2500 tons. Transformation from bored pile construction to overall installation of the pier cofferdam finished successfully after successful installation of the first pile cap. All that lays a good foundation for the later construction.

Translated and edited by Nessy Liu. Photos from http://www.hzmb.org.

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