Jinja Bridge, Uganda

Second Nile Bridge across Nile River connecting the town of Njeru to Jinja

Year of Completion: 2018

Project Description:
- Type: cable-stayed bridge with stay cables in a single-plane
- Total bridge length: 525m
- Superstructure: Cast-in-situ box girder (6.5/7.0m length x 22.6m width per segment)

About The Bridge:
The New Jinja Bridge (also known as Second Nile Bridge) is built across Nile River connecting the town of Njeru to Jinja, which is part of International Trunk Road (east-west direction) of Kampala(Capital)-Jinja-Malaba(Kenya border) for land-locked Uganda. The bridge is the region’s first stay cable bridge and will complement the existing Nalubaale Bridge (Owen Falls Dam), which was built in 1954 located 750m downstream.

- Main sub-contractor for construction of pile-cap, pylon, superstructure & bridge’s accessories
- Supply & installation of Post-Tensioning works
- Supply & installation of formwork & falsework systems
- Supply & installation of form traveller systems
- Supply & installation of auto-climbing formwork systems
- Supply & installation of precast concrete barrier
- Supply & installation of handrails
- Installation of stay cable works
- Installation of bearings & expansion joints

Builder: Zenitaka-Hyundai Joint Venture

- Oriental Consultants Co., Ltd
- Eight-Japan Engineering Consultants Inc.
- Pyunghwa Engineering Consultants Ltd

Construction Methodology:
Balanced cantilever segmental cast-in-situ by Dywidag Form Traveller Systems

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