ULTRA•COR® structure in UAE sets new world record

A ULTRA•COR® structure supplied by Atlantic Industries Limited to theUAE Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure for the AL Shammal bridge, part of the development of the new Emirates Road E611, has received several awards including the largest metal buried bridge span (32.39m) by the Guiness Book of World Records.

The structure was chosen as a functional equivalent solution to a slab frame bridge but offered the additional benefits of easy constructibility, low maintenance and competitive cost. The whole structure was constructed and operating in 10 months, handles 2000 vehicles per hour and has a life expectancy of 100 years without maintenance.

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