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  • PORTUGAL (M30-I) 2005

    Sousa River

    PORTUGAL (M30-I) 2005

Sousa River

PORTUGAL (M30-I) 2005

Location
Lousada, Portugal
Year
2005
Client
Project
Type: Parallel viaducts, total length 450 m (1476 ft.)
Typical Span: 30 m (98 ft.)
Deck width: 15 m (49 ft.)
Typical Cross Section: Ribbed Slab
Equipment features
Model: MSS M30-I
Construction Type: In place
Type: Underslung
OPS System: Integrated
Performance: Weekly cycles
Challenges
Commitment in innovation and the application of new technologies
Solutions
First application of OPS system at real scale
Highly optimised, automated Movable Scaffolding System
Results
Construction period: 35 weeks
Some spans built in 4-day cycles
Transfer between decks made in just one week due to the structure's low weight
Scientific papers about this project here