Transports

VITORINO NEMÉSIO ROAD REHABILITATION TERCEIRA ISLAND, AZORES

INFORMATION

CLIENT:
Consórcio Zagope/Mota-Engil /Marques

SERVICES:
Base Project for Tender
Final Design

BEGINING:
2006

CONCLUSION:
2009

LOCATION:
Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal

DESCRIPTION

Improvement and enlargement of the existing road between Angra do Heroísmo and Praia da Vitória, in a total length of 17,2km, introducing shoulders and a median in the 2×2 lanes platform. This project includes the elimination of all at-grade intersections with left turn movement and the introduction of three separate grade interchanges, three roundabouts and eight super elevated road crossings, resulting in a total of eleven overpasses. A parallel network of 4,50m width rural roads was executed, in a total length of 30Km. Engineering specialties involved: Road alignment and earthworks, geological and geotechnical investigation, under and overpasses engineering structures, transversal and longitudinal drainage with 40 hydraulic passages, paving with recycling of the existent pavement, retaining walls, fencing and landscape design with protection measures for cattle passages, lighting and telecommunication infrastructures, electric power supply, signaling and safety equipment.