Structural Analysis of the Celtic Gateway Footbridge Design

A cable stayed, stainless steel footbridge connecting the port in the Welsh island of Anglesey to the town center of Holyhead

Abstract

The "Celtic Gateway" is a cable stayed, stainless steel footbridge connecting the port in the Welsh island of Anglesey to the town center of Holyhead. The footbridge is supported by two cable-stayed, stainless steel arches lying on inclined planes, supporting a steel deck with concrete infill.

The bridge was built by Cimolai Spa of Italy who needed a complete third party structural assessment on the final footbridge design before the construction of the bridge was started.

<h5>A close-up photo of the footbridge deck and walkway. The bridge was constructed by the Italian company Cimolai S.p.A., a European leader in metal bridges.</h5>
A close-up photo of the footbridge deck and walkway. The bridge was constructed by the Italian company Cimolai S.p.A., a European leader in metal bridges.

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