Australia is the second country to open the helix bridge. Many media are claiming that Australia is first to construct double helix bridge. But Singapore was the first to construct the helix bridge which was officially opened on 24 April 2010 at 9 pm.
(Note: double helix bridge is also called helix bridge these days )
Some of the details of Sydney Double Helix Bridge are given below.
Some Pictures of Sydney Double Helix Bridge
Some Details about Sydney Helix Bridge
Location: Sydney, Australia
Estimated Construction Cost: AUS$40M (£20M)
Total Length: 178 m
Leading Designer: Andrew Johnson
The diameter of Trusses used: 5.5m to 7.8m
Construction and Testing of Frames & Components: Western Sydney ( trial assembly was carried before transporting to site.)
Crane used to lift load: 500-ton crawler crane
Load of Structural Frame: 125 ton
Software used for Analysis: Rhinoceros Software
Officially Opened Date: May 10, 2020
No ceremony of the opening was carried out due to the risk of Covid-19.