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Contribution to the Project:
Conceptual Design

Project Owner's Name:
KWO, Hydro Power Oberhasli, Innertkirchen

Location, CH-Canton:
Grimselsee, BE

Project KWO plus

Main Dimensions:
Total length and main span 350 m, height 76 m

Special Features (new at the time of construction):
- single span cable stayed bridge at high altitude (2000 meters above sea level)
- lateral stabilization through additional stay cables on both sides of the bridge
- direct anchorage of the back stay cables into the bedrock
- structural concept based on a very short construction season due to harsh climatic site conditions

  Grimsel Cross Section