Malibamatso River Bridge
Type: Box Girder Bridge
Construction Date: 1988 - 1991
S 29.181845° E 28.481758°
Malibamatso Bridge, situated in the northern parts of the Lesotho highlands, is an 86m high Box Girder Bridge stretching 465m with a 10.5m wide deck.
The bridge rests on 9 spectacular piers, the highest 86m vertical. Unbeknown to most people - these piers are hollow inside. During launch of the deck the movement/tilt and load in each pier had to be monitored on a continuous basis.
Malibamatso River Bridge Instrumentation consists of the following:
Installed Instruments Specification:
Consulting Engineers: Nicholas O’Dwyer Consulting Engineers
Contractors: Jeffares and Green Engineering
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