Ronda Hispanidad arterial highway


Ministry of Public Works, Spain
1996-1997 | 1999-2003
Detailed design | Site supervision

La Ronda de la Hispanidad is an urban beltway designed to connect different districts of the city of Zaragoza as an alternative to the city centre. In its 10.46 km, 14 junctions with other roads, a type section with 6 lanes of traffic, footpaths and bicycle lanes, the infrastructure passes through environmentally sensitive areas such as the “Pinares de Venecia” Pine Forest, the River Ebro and the Imperial Canal. Three key structures have been created in collaboration with CFC: the 300 m five-span bridge over the Ebro which has a parabolic arch 120 m in length, the bridge-aqueduct on the Aragon Imperial Canal with a water load of 35.8 t/m and two 7-metre roadways and finally the singular 86-metre footbridge at Pinares de Venecia.