Transports

CÂMARA DE LOBOS, CÂMARA DE LOBOS/STRAIT EXPRESSWAY

INFORMATION

CLIENT:
RAMEDM – Estradas da Madeira, SA

SERVICES:
Works’ Supervision Consultancy

BEGINING:
2008

CONCLUSION:
In progress

LOCATION:
Madeira Island, Portugal

DESCRIPTION

The Expressway between Câmara de Lobos and Câmara de Lobos Strait is a new road link with 2.498,61Km, comprising: 3 Interchanges (3 Roundabouts); 6 Road realignments; 1 Double Tunnel (underground excavation), consisting of Tunnel 1 (330m) and Tunnel 2 (390m); 4 Viaducts (total extension of about 805m); 3 Overpasses and 3 Underpasses; 1 Pedestrian Overpass; 1 Rural road; 19 Hydraulic Passages; 31 Support Structures; Typical cross-section of 1.5 (shoulder) + 7.0 (lanes) + 1.5 (shoulder); Maximum gradient in typical longitudinal section of 12% on leveled ground, viaduct and tunnel (underground excavation); Maximum gradient in longitudinal section of the Interchanges stretches of about 16,5%.