THE R7 VIADUCT AT VILVOORDE AND AT MACHELEN

HET VIADUCT R7 TE VILVOORDE EN MACHELEN

THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE R7 VIADUCT COMES WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE BRUXELLES RING ROAD. THE GEOMETRIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE VIADUCT ARE MARKEDLY INFLUENCED BY THE INDUSTRIAL LOCATION OF VILVOORDE. THIS WAS THE CASE FOR THE ALIGNMENT, THE LONGITUDINAL AND TRANSVERSE PROFILE, THE INSTALLATION OF THE PILES AND SELECTION OF THE TYPE OF SUPERSTRUCTURE. DETAILS ARE GIVEN OF THE FOUNDATIONS, PILES AND SUPERSTRUCTURES ESPECIALLY THE PARAPET CAPABLE OF WITHSTANDING COLLISIONS BY 30 TONNE LORRIES TRAVELLING AT 80 KM/H. DATA ARE ALSO PRESENTED ON THE WATERPROOFING COURSE AND SURFACING, AND THE MEASURES TAKEN TO FACILITATE MAINTENANCE.

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  • Accession Number: 01290174
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institut Francais des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux (IFSTTAR)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 2:06AM