Koninklijke Houthandel G. Wijma & Zonen B.V.
Cable stayed bridge Harderwijk, the Netherlands

Cable stayed bridge Harderwijk, the Netherlands

Contractor: Heijmans Civiel B.V.
Architect: Zwarts en Jansma Architects
Type of wood: FSC certified Azobe
Description: Cable stayed bridge in Harderwijk. Because of the fishing history with old wooden fishing boats the crossing had to have the look of an old wooden fishing boat, a so called Botter. The bridge has been designed in wood with 2 wooden masts to get the appearance of 2 Botters. The length of the bridge is 77 meter divided into 11 setions of 7 meter. Free span between the masts is 49 meter and the width is 4,50m to allow for cyclit and pedestians.

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