Bridge across the D52 Motorway near City of Rajhrad

Completed in 1996

The bridge is formed by a prestressed concrete deck supported by a steel arch. The bridge deck is assembled from edge beams and a deck slab; the arch, which is situated in the bridge longitudinal axis, is made of a steel pipe filled with concrete. The bridge deck is connected with the arch by steel struts. The arch and the rear concrete struts are fixed into common footings.

Structure length

109.70 m


Highway D52 near Rajhrad, Czech Republic

Span length

21.20 – 67.50 m

Structure type

Self-anchored arch.

Width of the superstructure

10.90 m

Scope of work

Design for construction permission, tender design, detailed design.


GPS: 49.0522501N, 16.5444738E
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Outstanding Concrete Structure. Czech Concrete Society 1997.

Best structure built in the period 1994 – 1997. Czech Society for steel structures.

Bridge of the year 1996. Ministry of Transport 1998.