Design and construction of the Doha Link, Kuwait

Author: Bahman Kermani and Paul Pankhurst

Date published

1 April 2020

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Design and construction of the Doha Link, Kuwait

The Structural Engineer
Design and construction of the Doha Link, Kuwait
Date published

1 April 2020

Author

Bahman Kermani and Paul Pankhurst

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free
 

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Author

Bahman Kermani and Paul Pankhurst

The Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Causeway project in Kuwait includes the design, build, completion and maintenance of a major road link (Doha Link) between Shuwaikh Port in Kuwait City and the Doha Peninsula.

The main structure in the link is the 7.7km marine viaduct which crosses Sulaibikhat Bay and has been constructed using the full-span launching method.

This paper gives an overview of the design and construction of this challenging project, and explains how these have been optimised to ensure successful delivery within the demanding programme constraints.

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Format:
PDF
Pages:
9
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Concrete - precast Bridge - vehicle Project Focus Issue 4

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