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Danjiang Bridge

Date. 2016-Present
Location. Tamsui Estuary, Taiwan
Type. Civil Infrastructure
Size. 920 m in length
Client. Sinotech Engineering Consultants

Architect. Zaha Hadid Architects

Owner. Ministry of Transportation and Communications


The Danjiang Bridge is a proposed road and light rail bridge spanning the mouth of the Tamsui River, which will link Bali and Tamsui in New Taipei City, Taiwan. It will be a single-tower, asymmetric cable-stayed bridge with a 920 metres (3,020 ft) long road, rail and pedestrian deck supported by a single 175-metre-high pylon. When completed, the bridge will be the longest single-tower, cable-stayed bridge in the world.

BIM Scope of Work

  • Advanced technical assistance to the local engineering team to accelerate creation of BIM
  • Development and testing of BIM collaboration
  • Platform to serve the global team
  • Assistance with BIM specifications and execution plan

BIM Value Delivered

  • Assisted local engineering team to achieve a rapid start in the authoring of the bridge and approaches on either end
  • Drastically improved effectiveness of design review through the use of a BIM collaboration platform linking the teams in London, Taipei and Stuttgart.