Transports

EXPRESSWAY LINK TO FUNCHAL’ HARBOUR, MADEIRA ISLAND

INFORMATION

CLIENT:
RAMEDM – Estradas da Madeira, SA

SERVICES:
Road Preliminary
Final Design

BEGINING:
2006

CONCLUSION:
2009

LOCATION:
Madeira Island, Funchal, Portugal

DESCRIPTION

The new expressway link to Funchal’ Harbour is a 1600m long road connecting the Liberdade Road (Main Funchal west bound exit road), at Levada do Cavalo area, to Funchal’ Harbour, in Pontinha area. This road give access to Caminho da Fé, and links to another major transversal axe through the Quinta da Magnólia Roundabout. This road link comprises an at-grade intersection, two roundabouts, four reestablishments of the existing road network, three tunnels (one mine tunnel and two stretches of “cut-and-cover” type), one bridge, one overpass, enlargement of one underpass, one pedestrian overpass, the channeling and regularization of one of the Ribeiro Seco’ sections and twelve retaining walls.