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Bridges and interchanges

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The Quarries Bridge

Developer: The Israel National Roads
Company Ltd (Maatz)
Bridge Paving Area: 9,000 square meters

Two parallel bridges connecting route 60 on the western side and tunnels on the eastern side, serving as an access route to Nazareth from the south of
the city. Both bridges are 415 meters in length and approximately 11 meters wide. Each bridge has five central piers and two end piers, with the maximum height of the central piers being about 40 meters.
Both compression and form traveller methods were used in the construction of the bridges carriageways.

In 2008, the project won first prize in the Engineering Project in Infrastructure Systems category of the Association of National Builders Excellence in Construction and Infrastructure Award.