Vila Franca de Xira Water Feeder (Trunk Main) Tunnel

Designation of the Works

Construction of the Tunnel – Duplication of Castelo de Bode Water Feeder (Trunk Main) between Quinta da Marquesa and Vila Franca de Xira Station

Works Owner

EPAL – Empresa Portuguesa das Águas Livres, S.A.


Mota-Engil and MSF Consortium


Excavation of an Hydraulic Tunnel, 1800 m long. Section: 6 m2 and respective coating with steel duct of Diam. 1800 mm and reinforced concrete.


Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal

Start Date

January, 2006

Execution Period

20 months