THE ARLES-FOS INTERURBAN ROAD

LA LIAISON ROUTIERE ARLES-FOS

THE ARLES-FOS INTERURBAN MOTORWAY WILL LINK THE INDUSTRIAL ZONE AND HARBOUR OF FOS AND THE LANGUEDOC REGION, AND THE RHONE VALLEY; IT WILL COMPRISE TWO SECTIONS: THE FIRST, 14,4 KM LONG, BETWEEN ARLES AND SAINT-HIPPOLYTE, WILL BE THE LOCAL DIVERSION OF THE RN113. THIS SECTION COULD BE INTEGRATED IN THE INTERURBAN EAST-WEST MOTORWAY LINKING THE LANGUEDOC MOTORWAY 19 TO THE "PROVENCAL", THE A8 MOTORWAY. THE SECOND SECTION, 19,7 KM LONG, CONSISTS OF A ROAD PARALLEL TO THE RN568 BETWEEN SAINT-HIPPOLYTE AND FOS. THE CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS WERE COMPLETED IN 20 MONTHS. THE COST WAS 55 MILLION FRANCS FOR THE ARLES-SAINT-HIPPOLYTE SECTION, THAT IS TO SAY 4,4 MF/KM AND 33 MILLION FRANCS FOR THE SAINT-HIPPOLYTE-FOS SECTION, THAT IS TO SAY 1,67 MF/KM. SPECIAL DETAILS ARE GIVEN OF THE EARTHWORKS AT A SITE WHERE COMPRESSIBLE SOIL WAS FOUND TOGETHER WITH THE FOUNDATIONS OF ENGINEERING STRUCTURES IN THE SAME ZONE. SILICO-LIMESTONE AGGREGATES WERE USED IN THE CARRIAGEWAY. MENTION IS MADE OF THE THICKNESS OF GRAVEL-BITUMEN LAYERS. CONTINUOUS CONTROLS WERE CARRIED OUT: 1340 MEASUREMENTS OF THE DENSITY, 1340 MEASUREMENTS OF THE THICKNESSES, 2640 DEFLECTION MEASUREMENTS, AND 8022 MEASUREMENTS OF THE BINDER CONTENT.

Language

  • French

Media Info

  • Pagination: 121-6
  • Serial:
    • Construction
    • Volume: 31
    • Issue Number: 3
    • Publisher: Reed Construction Data
    • ISSN: 0045-3900

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01297458
  • 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 6:22AM