After a weekend of work, the preliminary jacking phase has concluded to allow the SPMTs to be placed in position with the Mammoet Mega Jacks.
The central segment of the arch bridge, 128.65 m long, 24.5 m wide and with a total weight of about 2350 t, is currently raised on the two jackign towers about 8.5 m above the ground and, with the entrance of the SPMTs with the Mega Jacks, it will rise to exceed 13.7 m in its frontal support to be able to pass over the embankment of the M-12.
In the next days, a complex rotation and translation maneuver will begin, with several changes of support points, to end up skewing the central section of the bridge laterally until it is placed in its final location on the M-12 Higway.
The teams of the constructor Ferrovial and of the Management of the works IDEAM, S.A. continue working so that everything goes according to plan.
The new “La Concordia” arch bridge of Valdebebas, located in front of the Madrid airport terminal T-4, owned by Junta de Compensación Parque de Valdebebas, will soon become an icon of the capital of Spain, and with its 160 m of span will be the bridge with the biggest span in the Region of Madrid.