THE BILBAO - BEHOBIA MOTORWAY

LA AUTOPISTA BILBAO-BEHOBIA

THE BILBAO - BEHOBIA MOTORWAY GOES THROUGH THE BASQUE REGION OVER A LENGTH OF 105 KM. THE GEOGRAPHY IS VARIED AND EXTENSIVE GEOLOGICAL SAMPLING HAD TO BE CARRIED OUT BECAUSE OF THE NEED FOR LARGE CUTTINGS AND EMBANKMENTS, THE NUMBER OF BRIDGES AND VIADUCTS. THE PAVEMENT COMPRISES A GRANULAR SUBBASE 15 CM THICK, A 17,5 CM-THICK LEAN CONCRETE ROADBASE AND A 18 CM-THICK BITUMINOUS LAYER. DETAILS ARE GIVEN OF THE INTERCHANGES CONNECTING THE MOTORWAY WITH THE ROAD NETWORK, OF THE TOLL SYSTEM, COMMUNICATION AND MAINTENANCE SYSTEMS, AND MAINTENANCE AND SERVICE AREAS. STATISTICAL TRAFFIC DATA ARE PRESENTED. THE MOTORWAY WAS PLANNED AND BUILT, ENVISAGING THE ADDITION OF AN EXTRA LANE.

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  • Spanish

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  • Accession Number: 01299011
  • 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 6:57AM