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Waikato River Arch bridge, Taupo, New Zealand

Products in use : Macalloy Tie Rods / Tension Bars within its unique structure.

Background: The New Zealand Transport Agency funded the majority of this multimillion dollar project which has become part of the state highway network .The arch span is 100m.
Macalloy Involvement: The tension bar hangers are used in a criss-cross formation which allows the arch height to length ratio to be extended.

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Tension Bars

Macalloy tension bars

Year

2011

Location

Taupo / Waikato

Country

New Zealand

Architect

SKM and Holmes Group

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