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Oparno Motorway Bridge, Czech Republic

Project data

Location: Oparno, Czech Republic

Arch bridge over the Oparno Valley

Overall length: 258 m
Arch span: 135 m
Carriageway height: 50 m
Construction period: 2007 - 2010


  • two parallel positioned reinforced concrete arches using the cantilevered construction method
  • superstructure with T-beam cross sections as formwork carriage
  • no restricted rail services in the Valley during construction
  • strict environmental protection regulations


Metrostav a.s., Division 5, Prague

Customer's benefit

  • economical construction thanks to rentable system components and mobile self-climbing technology
  • simple and convenient striking and shuttering processes
Roman Šimáček
Site Manager

The very strict environmental protection regulations meant that a technically challenging bridge construction was necessary. PERI provided us with a perfect customised, economical and safe solution for the piers and arched construction along with the superstructure.

PERI solution

Complete solution with standardised modular systems:

  • VARIOKIT cantilever construction kit for bridge arches
  • VARIOKIT formwork carriage for T-beam superstructure
  • RCS rail climbing system for bridge piers and PERI UP for working platforms
  • stair access and protective roof construction