The Botnia Line
Design concept for short span bridges for high-speed railroad in Sweden
Dissing+Weitling’s solution secures consistency in the design for short span bridges for a 190-kilometres high speed railroad between Nyland and Umeå in Northern Sweden.
- Road Bridges and Tunnels
- 2000 - 2010
- Swedish Railroads, Banverket
It is designed as a kit of components comprising structural elements as well as bridge equipment including parapets, noise barriers and light fittings. The system can be adapted to rural as well as urban conditions and is very flexible with a span range from 33 to 63 metres.
Dissing+Weitling and COWI won the international competition launched by the Swedish railroads, Banverket in 2000.
The Botnia Line by night