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Rion-Antirion bridge

a force
for good.
In Greece, the Rion–Antirion bridge, an alternative to the ferry that saves 40 minutes per crossing, is infrastructure designed, financed, built and operated by VINCI.
good for
Greece.
The Rion–Antirion bridge, a technical feat in an earthquake-prone region.
good for
Yannis.
For him and for all other Greek people, only five minutes to cross the Gulf of Corinth.
61.7 million vehicles
have crossed the bridge since it was opened to traffic in 2004.
Of 10 infrastructure projects,
the European Commission found that the Rion–Antirion bridge had the biggest social and economic impact on the region and the country.
1,200 people,
most of them from the local population, were employed and trained in the new techniques necessary for building the bridge.
Rion–Antirion bridge, a structure designed to withstand natural risks: a technical challenge.
Undersea
works.
Unstable subsoil, reinforced to a depth of 60 metres.
Bridge
structure.
Towers installed on wide foundations 90 metres in diameter.
Earthquake
resistance.
Deck suspended from stay cables.
Monitoring.
A system designed to give accurate feedback on changes in the bridge.
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Last updated: 19/09/2019