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Foix Tunnel

General Information

Name in local language: Tunnel de Foix
Beginning of works: March 1996
Completion: 1 February 2001
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Tunnel
Function / usage: Road tunnel

Location

Location: , , ,
Address: RN20
For:
  • Route Nationale RN 20
Coordinates: 42° 58' 31.15" N    1° 37' 20.92" E
Coordinates: 42° 57' 22.59" N    1° 37' 26.15" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

tunnel length 2 100 m
tunnel section area 100 m²

Quantities

volume of extracted material 200 000 m³
number of Swellex bolts 10 000
flies 380 t
lining concrete 40 000 m³
concrete for slabs 8 500 m³

Chronology

March 1996

Construction begins.

1 February 2001

Opened to traffic

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Participants

Owner
Client
Geotechnical engineering
Co-contractor
Earthworks
Roadway & drainage
Water proofing
Electricity (high voltage)
Electricity (low voltage)

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20007882
  • Date created
    17/01/2003
  • Last Update
    31/01/2018