FRP-Bridge Friedberg 2008


Road bridge with roadway made of pultruded FRP profiles. The superstructure was completely prefabricated in the factory and then lift in position as a whole. The track slab is bonded to the two main steel girders with epoxy resin mortar. Extensive component tests were required for this.

Completion: 2008

Location: Friedberg, Hessen, Germany

Preliminary Design:
Knippers Helbig GmbH
Markus Gabler

Expert’s Report for Technical Approvals, Construction Monitoring and Component Tests:
ITKE – Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design
Prof. Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler 

Client: Hessisches Landesamt für Straßen- und Verkehrswesen, Wiesbaden, Germany

Image Credits: Wilfried Dechau, ITKE