Restoration of Casino Bridge

Employer

Council for Development and Reconstruction (CDR) Casino du Liban

Donor

Casino du Liban

Role of BUTEC

Main contractor in JV with Freyssinet

Commencement Date

November 2006

Completion Date

June 2007

Project Description

  • Arch bridge – clear span 95 m
  • Project restoration consisted of:
    •  Demolition & reconstruction of almost 120 m of damaged arches with associated deck slab
    •  Utilization of prestressed strand for stress relief on remaining structure (300 tons) & jacking (400 tons) at key end after reconstruction
    •  Use of suspended platform over variable heights
    •  High strength concrete application (600 kg/cm2)