History of a frame

A few months ago, we told you about this new construction site: the Rapas footbridge in Toulouse. We are supplying and installing the reinforcements for the cable-stayed footbridge which will soon connect the Ile du Ramier to the tram (Fer à Cheval station) and to the cycle and pedestrian network of the dyke (Client: Eiffage GC). In a few posts, we will tell you the story of one of the anchor posts for the guy wires of the footbridge. CGI credit: Grimshaw

For us, everything starts with a plan, which becomes a rebar execution plan. SAMT Ingenierie provides us with detailed 3D plans that we dissect to put the parts into production.

This "cage" was prefabricated in our factory in Saint-Chamas (13, France) by integrating the traction inserts of the stays and all the couplers of the intermediate floor. According to the plan of course. Have you seen the complexity?

Transport from Saint-Chamas (13) to Toulouse (31) of the “cage”. It weighs about 13 tons with the plates. The dimensions of the package: 1.20 m x 3.0 m x 10.0 m. What a beautiful baby!

Laying on the inclined formwork on the construction site. All this process has allowed a significant gain on the schedule of our client: Eiffage GC. Obviously, you have to ask him if he is happy!