Sant Ermengol Bridge

Project description

Bridge over the reservoir of Oliana at the Segre river. Spans: 50+66+110+66 m. Ring Oliana-Coll de Nargó from the C-14 road. Sant Ermengol, bishop of La Seu d’Urgell, was a great builder of bridges. Died building the bridge of Bar in 1035. It was customary for centuries in Catalonia do a prayer to the saint before crossing a bridge. In project the assembly of the central stretch was planned by flotation and lifting, 2005 was a dry year and there was not enough water in the reservoir when we planned the assembly.

  • Structural type: Steel + concrete composite beam
  • Total length: 292 m
  • Major span: 110 m

Project data

  • Client: Infraestructures de la Generalitat de Catalunya
  • End of construction: 2005
  • Budget: 3.95 M€
  • Works done: Project and construction management