Restoration of Casino Bridge


Council for Development and Reconstruction (CDR) Casino du Liban

Role of BUTEC

Casino du Liban


Main contractor in JV with Freyssinet


November 2006

Project Description

  • Arch bridge – clear span 95 m
  • Project restoration consisted of:
    •  Demolition & reconstruction of almost 120 m of damaged arches with associated deck slab
    •  Utilization of prestressed strand for stress relief on remaining structure (300 tons) & jacking (400 tons) at key end after reconstruction
    •  Use of suspended platform over variable heights
    •  High strength concrete application (600 kg/cm2)