Alex_Fraser_Bridge
Photo Credit © Euan Forrester
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Project Completed: 1986

Total Length: 930 m (3050 ft.)
Main Span: 465 m (1525 ft.)
Tower Height: 154 m (505 ft.)

Description

The Alex Fraser Bridge carries six lanes of traffic, and was the longest cable-stayed bridge in the world from 1986, when it opened, until 1991. It was the longest cable-stayed bridge in the Americas until the Cooper River Bridge opened in July, 2005.

 

Services Provided / Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provided independent consultancy and a contract employee, in the role of project surveyor for the general contractor.
  • Provided survey / geometry control of construction of the concrete pylons, and installation control of the tower anchorages, deck girders and cable stay tensioning.