Railway Bridge at station 175+302

Makkah-Madinah

Under construction

Bridge with precast prestressed U beams and in-place concrete slab deck

Saudi Railway Organization

Acciona Ingeniería S.A.

Total length:337.9m
Double track deck width:12.5m
Railway Bridge 175+302 is one of the bridges designed for the Segment C (Jeddah-Madinah) of Al Haramain High Speed Rail Link between Makkah and Madinah in Saudi Arabia.
Bridge 175+302 is designed for double track with the following arrangement: 13 spans 25.40+11x26.10+25.40m long, with a total length of 337.90m from station 175+131.850 to station 175+469.750. This bridge allows the railway link to cross over two skewed existing roads, which pass under fourth, fifth, sixth, eighth, ninth, and tenth spans.
The deck consists of two simply supported precast U-beams section, designed with a distance of 5.0m between the axes, and an upper in-place concrete slab. The beams have constant depth of 2.2m along the span. The deck platform is 12.50m wide to carry a double ballasted track and two side walkways.
The concrete piers 1 to 3, 6, 7 and 10 to 12 have maximum heights of about 11.90 m from ground level. Their section has a rectangular shape with rounded corners. The rest of the piers in the bridge, 4, 5, 8 and 9, a