Okavango river bridge

Mohembo – Botswana

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Owner: Roads Department Ministry of Transport & CommunicationsGen. Contractor: Itinera - Cimolai SpA - JV BotswanaDimensions: length: 1,161 mspans: right 605.5 m + 400 m + left 155.5 mstays: 100 m + 200 m + 100 mDescription: the steel deck consists of two double T main beams 2 m high. Centrally located is a 0.45 m high spine beam. The cable stayed bridge is supported by 72 cables anchored to the two 54 m high main pylons and made of truncated cone sections of steel of variable diameter and thickness that resemble the shape of elephant tusks. The total weight is 4,400 t.