Client: Taiwan Area National Expressway Engineering Bureau, Ministry of Transportation and Communications
Engineer: Main bridge designed by T.Y. Lin International; approach bridges and tunnel designed by Sinotech Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Location: Bih-tan Lake, Hsintien, Taipei County
Year of Completion: 1997
Type of Work:
Bridge: prestressed concrete continuous box girder arch bridge, north-bound 982m in length X 16.35 in width, south-bound 949m in length X 16.35m in width, and main span of 160m.
Tunnel: three-lane in both north-bound (503m in length) and south-bound (521m in length) tunnels, 125 m2 of tunnel cross section, using New Austrian Tunneling Method (NATM).
Bridge: prestressed concrete continuous box girder.
Tunnel: steel ribs, rock anchor, wire mesh, shotcrete for the primary lining, cast-in-place R.C. for the secondary lining.