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  • The HardHat Professional posted an update 1 week, 5 days ago

    A Professor from UCT had always wanted to stand on top of a suspension bridge, just to soak in the combined forces of nature and structural engineering, the massive arcs of steel cable looping between pylons, mimicking the shape of a spider’s web, or a necklace around a woman’s neck.

    On 8 March 2019 he fulfilled that wish at the summit of a 145 metre-high concrete pylon, looking out over Maputo harbour from the lofty heights of Africa’s longest suspension bridge, the R11.3 billion Maputo-Katembe Bridge

    https://www.news.uct.ac.za/article/-2019-05-06-atop-africas-longest-suspension-bridge