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Construction of Loureiro-Alvito Tunnel - Alqueva Multipurpose Project

Designation of the Works

Construction of Loureiro-Alvito Tunnel – Alqueva Multipurpose Project

Works Owner

EDIA – Empresa de Infraestruturas e Desenvolvimento do Alqueva, S.A.

Client

EDIA – Empresa de Infraestruturas e Desenvolvimento do Alqueva, S.A.

Description

Construction of an Hydraulic Tunnel using underground excavation and “cut & cover” methods, 10 309 m long and useful continuous circular section of 3,7 m diameter. Definitive final coating in moulded concrete. System composed of: Water Intake, Tunnel and downstream outlet Works into the dam.

Location/Site

Alvito, Portugal

Start Date

May, 2005

Execution Period

26 months

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