Footbridge | Claro-Gnosca | 1997
Boarwalk over the Ticino river
Consorzio Depurazione Acque Riviera
Giorgio Masotti, Bellinzona
Consorzio Ferriere Cattaneo SA - Officine Ghidoni SA
Pedestrian cable-stayed bridge on the Ticino river.
Width: 3.5 m
Length: about 120 m.
Total weight : about 141 ton (excluding stays)
Cable-stayed supporting structure provided with a metal sheet footpath ground and resting on the main beams, composed of solid web sections.
The pier is placed in the Ticino river bed and it have cable stays supporting the load on both sides.
Some corbels, supporting the footpath ground and the railing, were placed on the lower supporting structure.