Catharina bridge, most beautiful cover

13 March 2017

The Catharina bridge in Leiden has been elected as the most beautiful cover of Cement 2016

In the annual cover election, Cement 2016/8 cover, with the Catharina bridge in Leiden, was elected by Cement readers as the most beautiful cover of Cement 2016. A whopping 66% of the votes went to the image of the sleek, S-shaped bridge of ultra high performance concrete (UHPC).

With a length of 36 m and a tapering thickness of 425 mm at the supporting points to 275 mm at the centre of the span, the Catharina bridge is the longest and thinnest UHPC-bridge in the Netherlands. 


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