Bridge Monitoring on Dnieper River, Kiev, Ukraine
Railway – highway stream crossing with double track railway line and six traffic lanes (three lanes in one direction) across Dnieper River in Kiev City.
Total length of the bridge is 1.100 meters. End-of-work scheduled term: end of 2009.
Estimated traffic load is more than 300.000 vehicles per day.
Load cells are used for monitoring load on to the bridge footings during the construction to prevent unbalanced load which can cause disastrous effects. Load cells will be used during bridge maintenance for exclusion of excessive overloads.