Timsah Stadium Bursa - Turkey
Lifting of the cable-net roof structure
 

Scope of works performed

Lifting and tensioning of the cable-net structure

VSL Entity

VSL Heavy Lifting

Owner

City Council Bursa

Client

Montageservice LB GmbH, Germany

Date

2014

Project Description

The new Timsah-Arena is situated outside of Bursa. It is the new home ground of the Bursapor football team. The stadium with a capacity of 45,000 spectators will meet the UEFA and FiFA standards and is qualified for international matches. Timsah-Arena means crocodile arena. The mascot of the football team gave the idea for the design of the roof which looks like a coiled crododile.

VSL Heavy Lifting was asigned to lift and tension the cable-net roof structure on 48 axes. The operation was sucessfully completed end of July 2014.


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