Structure Type: Suspension Bridge
Project Scope: Supply
Material: Full locked cables, tension rod systems and hanger clamps
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Completion Date: 2006
Market Segment: Infrastructure
Owner: City of Amsterdam
General Contractor: Van Hattum en Blankevoort Van Splunder Funderingstechniek & Heerema Fabrication Group
Structural Engineer: Bureau d’études Greisch S.A.
Named after the Dutch author Nescio the bike and pedestrian bridge crossing the Amsterdam-Rhine Canal is still one of the longest single cable suspension bridges in the Netherlands. The single cable design, in combination with the 165 meter (541 ft.) span, required the use of PFEIFER’s biggest standard cable, the PV 2000. The 140 mm (5,5‘’) diameter cable has a limit tension of 12121 kN which means 1236 to.