A "reference body" made from concrete and steel reinforcement is built for the bridge tests. Here we see the start of the construction.
Source: BAM, Bild: Michael Danner
Different bridge segment geometries were debated by the scientists. The result is: they will have the shape of an inverted U.
The entire measurement technology should be accommodated. Götz Hüsken (right) from the Department of Safety of Structures discusses the issue with Jörg Unger.
Götz Hüsken has tested the planned materials in different bending beam tests.
Preparatory work in the test halls in Berlin has made good progress. The next step will be made at Horstwalde, where the real thing will be built.