News from Paraguay

15 July, 2022
ConstruGomes has begun the form travellers assembly on the main pillars of the Héroes del Chaco cable-stayed bridge, in Asunción, Paraguay.

This technological solution was designed by ConstruGomes especially for this project. The FT6 form traveller sets a new benchmark in the use of this construction technique, this super equipment was designed to execute in situ, in a single concreting phase, a deck segment with 31.22 meters wide and 6 meters long, being one of the widest in the world. This fact demonstrates, once again, ConstruGomes’ capacity for innovation.

Some of the technical features of this equipment:

  • Model: Form Traveller 6
  • Deck maximum length: 6 meters
  • Deck maximum width: 31.22 meters
  • Deck maximum weight: 340 tons
  • Longitudinal moving, elevation, and leveling system: Hydraulic system
  • Formwork opening system: Hydraulic System
  • Equipment total weight: 200 tons per car

As the project manager, Engineer Matheus Sacchi, mentioned “We are finalizing the heart of the bridge”.

Credits: Maquinas e Construcciones | @puente.heroes.del.chaco | Consórcio Unión