I/50 Handlova Centre Bypass, Bridge SO201-10

Project I/50 Handlova Centre Bypass, Bridge SO201-10
Client SSC Bratislava, IvaSC Zilina
Stage Complete
Description Construction of the only bridge on the 541m long bypass of the city centre

Fact File

Structure Precast Box Structure OC 5,0m x 2,6
Span 5,0m (clear)
Height 2,6m (clear)
Length 55m


  • The need for rapid installation with minimal impact on site in relation to pollution (south and dust) to nearby housing zone.
  • Lowering risks in comparison with in-situ procedures and installation during the Winter period.
  • A complex solution was required which included detail in relation to wingwalls and edge beams


  • A precast ABM system was installed onto an in-situ foundation deck.
  • Precast wingwalls and edge beams were used to maximise the speed of construction.
  • 4 no. openings with a diameter of 600mm were incorporated into the structure to allow for the connection of local drains.
  • Installation took place in two phases in order to allow co-ordination with the site processes.

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Key Personnel

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


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