THE CIMIEZ MOTORWAY TUNNEL, NICE

LE TUNNEL AUTOROUTIER DE CIMIEZ A NICE

THIS TUNNEL IS THE MAIN STRUCTURE ON THE URBAN MOTORWAY TO THE SOUTH OF NICE. THOUGH ONLY 477 M LONG IT IS REMARKABLE FOR ITS DESIGN AND THE MODERN CONSTRUCTION METHODS USED, GIVEN THE VERY POOR PROPERTIES OF THE TERRAIN, THE THIN EARTH COVER IN THE URBAN AREA AND THE INSTABILITY OF THE SLOPES. TUNNEL DIMENSIONS ARE GIVEN AS WELL AS A DESCRIPTION OF THE GEOLOGY OF THE AREA AND THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT. DETAILS ARE PRESENTED OF THE 5 TUNNEL ZONES, THE CONSTRUCTION METHODS, TERRAIN CONSOLIDATION, AND THE EQUIPMENT AND PLANT USED.

Language

  • French

Media Info

  • Pagination: 25-36
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01297025
  • 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 6:11AM