Laungwa Bridge on Great East Road (T4)
Type: The Luangwa Bridge carries the Great East Road across the Luangwa River approximately 230 km east of Lusaka City. This cable-stayed bridge was built in 1968 and has a 9.8 m wide steel-reinforced concrete deck, composite with transverse floor beams; two, 42 m high, steel pylons and supported by coiled bridge cable stays. The main span is 222 m with approach spans are of 40 m each. The bridge is currently operational with only one heavy vehicle at a time with a maximum vehicle weight 55 tons traveling at a speed of 30 km/hr.
Scope of Work: Feasibility Study
Client: Zambia Road Authority