Upgrading of the Koeberg Interchange

December 2012
Civil Engineering (10212000);Dec2012, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p12
Trade Publication
The article provides an overview of the upgrade of the Koeberg Interchange by contractors Group Five Inc. and Power Construction Co. in South Africa. It states that the project requires the construction of new directional ramps through the old interchange while maintaining the existing traffic flow of 200,000 vehicles per day. It indicates that the design was aimed at the most effective use of precast concrete beams to reduce interference with the daily traffic.


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