Open Access Research Article Article ID: JCEES-1-106

    Study on Innovative Scenario for Transportation and Lowering of 18000 Ton Caisson for Persian Gulf Bridge

    AB Toroodi, MM Abaiee* and A Ahmadi

    This paper aims to provide an innovative scenario for transportation and lowering installation of heavy caissons of 18000 tons for Persian Gulf Bridge. The project is supposed to be carried on in Bohal port from Hormozgan to Qeshm Island in Iran. There is a heated controversy over the suitable scenario to do the operation safely and lower the caissons correctly under sea to position them on their exact location. Due to this a comprehensive study is need to take heed all aspect of the operation. The study will include a discussion on both sides of installation and transportation and give a deep-rooted insight over the excuvation plane for the operation.

    Keywords: Caisson; Catamaran; Multi strand Cable; Transportation; Lowering

    Published on: Nov 6, 2015 Pages: 28-31

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-488X.000006
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