Karthaus railway overpass

Partial dismantling of the structure (superstructure realised with rolled girders in concrete), realisation of a deeper foundation (bored piles), sealing (pile heads, gap closure) on prefabricated bearing beams and bridge bearings, realisation of extensions to abutment wing walls, backfilling for the structure and restoration of the superstructure, realisation of the waterproofing and drainage for the structure.

Construction panel:

Bridge type with steel superstructure

Karthaus railway overpass


DB Netz AG, Frankfurt

Execution period:

09/2018 to 11/2018


Oder volume € 1.7 Million

Scope of services:

Structure: 8,88 metres total length superstructure, 5.05 metres total width superstructure, 4,20 m smallest clear height

Masses: 50.00 tonnes steel superstructure, 70.00 metres bored piles

Special aspect:

Installation of the steel superstructure while the line was completely shut down for 14 days

Further reference projects:

Structural engineering with HERING:

  • Construction of new railway overpasses as well as partial renewal and rehabilitation
  • Construction of new crossing structures
  • Bridges
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