Bridge over the Volga River in the city of Tver (Western Bridge)

DESCRIPTION

The bridge is located in a densely populated area of the city of Tver and includes a highway from the St. Petersburg highway to Kalinina prospect (the area of Komsomolskaya Square — Tmaka River) passing in parallel to the railway bed, with reconstruction of the highway overcrossing over the railway tracks on the St. Petersburg highway (Gorbaty Bridge), construction of the bridge over the Volga River (Western bridge), reconstruction of the railway overcrossing over Kalinina prospect. Road category — through street of
citywide importance with controlled traffic.
Length of bridge crossing section:

  • base line – 3003.09 m
  • number of traffic lines – 4
TRAFFIC INTERCHANGE WITH THE
ST.PETERSBURG HIGHWAY:
  • St.Petersburg highway — 693.65 m
  • 4 traffic lanes
  • interchange exit 1 – 340.10 m, 3 traffic lanes
  • interchange exit 2 – 306.7 m, 3 traffic lanes
  • interchange exit 3 – 94.2 m, 1 traffic lane
TRAFFIC INTERCHANGE AT THE KOMSOMOLSKAYA SQUARE:
  • Kalinina prospect — Lenina prospect – 282.50 m
  • circlular movement – 453.33 m
Number of traffic lanes:
  • Kalinina prospect – 8
  • Lenina prospect – 4
  • circlular movement – 3
FACILITIES AS A PART OF THE BRIDGE CROSSING

Highway bridge over the Volga River

  • steel continuous superstructure
  • abutments and intermediate piers made of reinforced concrete on a piled foundation
  • length – 349.57 m
  • schema – 99+126+99 m
  • width between the railings – 38.05 m
  • area – 13,301 m²

Highway overpass across railroad
tracks on the Peterburgskoe highway
(Gorbaty Bridge)

  • composite reinforced concrete continuous spans of customized design
  • length – 158.47 m
  • schema – 40+47+40 m
  • width between the railings – 26.1 m
  • area – 4,136 m²

Railway viaduct over Kalinina Prospect, Northern Approach Viaduct
girder steel simple span of special design with the roadway below

  • length – 70.9 m
  • schema – 27+27 m
  • number of tracks – 2
  • width between the railings – 12.5 m
  • area – 886.25 m²
WORK ON THE PROJECT

‘Design documentation’ stage
ŽŽ general design
ŽŽ undergoing of main state expert review
‘Working documentation’ stage
ŽŽ general design

CLIENT

Department of Architecture and Construction of Administration of the town of Tver

GENERAL DESIGNER

SC’Institute Giprostroymost-Saint-Petersburg’

DESIGN PERIOD

‘Design documentation’ stage; 2013 — 2014
‘Working documentation’ stage; 2014