Hydraulic tunnel “Arroyo Maldonado”

Location icon Buenos Aires, Argentina, Argentina
Two LOVAT EPB shields excavated the 'Arroyo Maldonado', the relief tunnel of the biggest river in Buenos Aires (Rio de la Plata), preventing floods of downtown areas. The TBMs drilled through very heterogeneous geological condition.
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Construction

Location Buenos Aires, Argentina, Argentina
Subcategory
Built in 2010
Opened in 2012
Application Type
Client Gobierno de la ciudad de Buenos Aires
Contractor company Ghella

Product used for the project

MAPEBLOX T
MAPEBLOX T
MAPEBLOX T
MAPEQUICK CBS SYSTEM 1
MAPEQUICK CBS SYSTEM 1
Liquid retarding admixture with plasticizing effect for cementitious-based…
MAPEQUICK CBS SYSTEM 2
MAPEQUICK CBS SYSTEM 2
MAPEQUICK CBS SYSTEM 2
POLYFOAMER FP
POLYFOAMER FP
High performance liquid foaming agent, based on biodegradable anionic…
RESFOAM 1K-M
RESFOAM 1K-M
One-component, ultra-fluid polyurethane resin applied by injection for…