Highway R3 - Horna Stubna Bypass, SO 201

Project Highway R3 - Horna Stubna Bypass, SO 201
Client NDS a.s. (Slovak Highway Agency)
Stage Complete
Description Construction of the new railway bridge over the newly constructed highway

Fact File

Structure OC 13.5m x 7,0m frame precast system
Span 13.5m (internal)
Height 7.0m (internal)
Length 33.7m (19 rings of 1,75m)


  • Fastest solution for the construction of the new bridge
  • Allow for the option to extend the bridge, to accommodate a future extension of the highway to 2+2 lanes
  • Minimizing the risks associated with a built-in-situ structure
  • A fast solution with minimum impact to the building site traffic and the environment
  • An alternative to massive built-in-situ abutments and the related construction processes and technologies
  • Use of a frame precast system on slab raft foundation
  • Using 8m high wing-walls
  • Overall construction of the bridge and thus total rail possession in only 43 days
  • Eliminated the requirement for a temporary bridge
  • The main route was not blocked for the site traffic during installation

Click here to view a YouTube video of how ABM construct a bridge in 3 days

Key Personnel

Main Board Directors
Pat O'Neill
Sean Minihane
Brendan O'Neill


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