The Bridge of Nantes
The work is part of the project of the metropolitan city of Nantes called “Loire au coeur” (“Loire in the heart”), which includes the construction of a “square bridge” that will be equipped with a garden and a viewpoint functional for both the traditional one mobility as well as for the alternative to using the car. By joining the existing one and integrating itThe new metal deck will be around 140 meters long and up to 40 meters wide, with a total weight of around 2,150 tons of painted steel.
The loading operation for sea traffic is started in August 2025 and the installation will be done after about a month of navigation. For the realization of the order, Cimolai envisages the participation of 30 people, including engineers, technicians and skilled workers. The Friulian company has also recently been awarded the contract for lot 2 of line 17 of the Paris metro and is involved in the construction of the facades of the Mons train station in Belgium, designed by the architect Santiago Calatrava, and the main building of the new Mareterra district in the Principality of Monaco designed by architects Renzo Piano, Denis Valode and Michel Desvigne.
We build and bridges
Webuild has built hundreds of bridges and viaducts around the world in its more than 114-year history, for a total of 946 kilometers Total length, individual projects, such as the new Genoa bridge, or involved in nearly 300 major road, highway and railway works (including 86 in Italy).
Among the symbolic creations is the third bridge over the Bosphorus, in Turkey. Currently Webuild is busy building some iconic bridges around the world with works underway including: the Unionport Bridge in New York, which replaces the current one and is crossed daily by 50,000 to 60,000 vehicles; the Bridge of Braila; the Versova-Bandra Sea Link in Mumbai (India)with the construction of complex works at sea, with a total length of 17.7 kilometers.
Among the most important bridges and viaducts that Webuild has built in Italy are the new bridge in Genoa: the viaducts of the motorway Rome-L’Aquilathe viaducts of the highway Aosta Mont Blanc, the bridge over the Po and numerous viaducts on the Autostrada del Sole, the bridges of the direct railroad Rome-Florencethe railway bridges Genoa-Ventimiglia.