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Nipigon River Bridge

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Project description

Upon completion in 2017, the $106-million Nipigon River Bridge will be the first cable-stayed bridge of its kind on the Ontario highway system. The 252 meters (827 feet) bridge will consist of three towers with cables supporting the bridge deck and a separate sidewalk for pedestrians.
Nipigon River is renowned for its brook trout and the bridge is located directly in a spawning area, presenting environmental challenges.

mageba scope

mageba will deliver all expansion joints for this bridge. This includes a 37 meter long
TENSA-FINGER GF sliding finger joint accommodating both vertical (20 mm) and longitudinal (160 mm) displacements. mageba will also provide a TENSA-FINGER RSFD cantilever finger joint which will allow a 160 mm longitudinal displacements.

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Key data

Products:

TENSA-FINGER expansion joints of type GF (sliding) and RSFD (cantilever)

Features:

Vertical movements allowed

Installed:

2017

City:

Town of Nipigon, Ontario

Structure:

Cable stayed bridge

Length:

252 meters (827 feet)

Builder:

Bot Ferrovial Nipigon Joint