Transports

MARINHA GRANDE/MIRA, A17 FREEWAY, SUBSECTION TOCHA/MIRA

INFORMATION

CLIENT:
LACE – Litoral Atlântico, Construtores ACE

SERVICES:
Preliminary Design
Final Design

BEGINING:
2004

CONCLUSION:
2008

LOCATION:
Central Coast, Portugal

DESCRIPTION

The subsection of the A17 Freeway, between Tocha and Mira, with a total length of 13,4Km, has the necessary characteristics for a traffic speed of 120Km/h and a closed toll system. This subsection includes a trumpet design interchange near Mira and also possesses an open track toll of Free Flow type only for the use of vehicles with the Via Verde system (Brisa’s electronic toll collection), complemented by two lateral tolls for automated and manual collection (each way of the highway has this two types of toll). The freeway has a water treatment system for the road runoffs in order to protect environmental sensible areas.