The client required safe and secure access from the accommodation site to the new Thelle Mogoerane Hospital. Hospital staff working late-night shifts require safe access to both sites. Access to the bridge which spans Nguza Street is by way of biometric access control. The bridge and ramps are wheelchair friendly. This necessitated longer ramps at acceptable falls as well as shorter horizontal rest areas on both sides of the bridge. The design was to be aesthetically pleasing. The hospital site had not made provision for any bridge or ramps and this posed problems for the designers to get the ramped structure accommodated on the hospital property. The end result is, however, a practical and aesthetically pleasing solution to the many physical problems on both sites.

Location of the
Nguza Street, Vosloorus, Gauteng
Tons of steel used Bridge & Walkways = 72 Tons
Building Steel = 201 Tons
Structural profiles used Hollow Sections, Hot Rolled Sections &
Cold Formed Sections
Type of cladding Bridge Walkway Vertical Cladding – Clearvu
Project Team Role Company
Client/ Developer Gauteng Department of Infrastructure
Structural Engineer Aurecon Group (Pty) Ltd
Quantity Surveyor Bakhele Consulting Quantity Surveyors
Project Manager Ado Architects & Project Managers
Main Contractor Liviero Construction (Pty) Ltd
Steelwork Contractor Tass Engineering (Pty) Ltd & Khombanani Steel (Pty) Ltd
Structural Steel Detailer 3D Struct Cc
Steel Erector Lazzy Steel Erectors (Pty) Ltd
Cladding Manufacturer Clearvu (Pty) Ltd
Cladding Supplier Clearvu (Pty) Ltd
Corrosion Protection /
Paintwork Contractor
Dram Industrial Painting Contractors (Pty) Ltd

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