Macalloy Tie Bars / Tension Rods were used for this aesthetically beautiful bridge in Sweden.
Macalloy tie bars have been used on the Malmo swing bridge in Sweden. The tension rods take the place of cable stays, with the bars providing a more cost effective solution to cables.
In order to minimise the thickness of the bridge deck and maintain the open character of the harbour, the swing span was designed as a stayed structure. The 52 meter long stayed bridge rests on a hemispherical concrete pivot pier, which gives the impression of floating on the water.
Macalloy M76 Tension Rods are connected to the twin masts and act as deck supports.
Architect - DISSING + WEITLING
Engineer - Flint & Neill Partnership, Tyrens
Macalloy are now the proud owners of the Sheffield Business Awards Excellence in International Trade Award. Pictured is some of the team from Macalloy with a representative from the award sponsor Pressure Technologies.
Work is well under way at the VTB Arena - also known as Dynamo Central Stadium. Macalloy have provided galvanised 520 Grade Tension Rods in M16, M85 and M100. Work is expected to be completed later on this year, ready to host FIFA 2018 World Cup. Macalloy is also supplying Tension Rods to 4 other Russian Stadiums/Arena's - again these venues will be hosting the 2018 World Cup.
Macalloy can provide support for installation and stressing of all our products. Site services support includes equipment hire, training of site personnel to install and tension bars and on site installation.