Viaducts on the section Admuz-Villanueva from the high speed railway Madrid-Sevilla

ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL CONCRETE ABSTRACTS PORTAL

  • The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.

International Concrete Abstracts Portal

  


Title: Viaducts on the section Admuz-Villanueva from the high speed railway Madrid-Sevilla

Author(s): Llombart Jacques, J.A.

Publication: ACHE

Volume: 42

Issue: 180

Appears on pages(s): 147 - 154

Keywords:

Date: 1/5/1991

Abstract:
The new High-Speed Railway Madrid-Sevilla crosses Sierra Morena through a rugged zone. Its special orography determine the construction of eight viaducts, some of them jumping over over deep valleys. The deck of all viaducts is done by a continuous Box-Girder. The construction method consists in launching from an abutment. The piers have been erected with slip-form construction. The structures are provided with special devices in order to transmit strong horizontal loads due to breaking and centrifugal forces. The decks have been desdigned following criterious that will lead to an easy manteinance of the structures.


ACI International Partner, ACHE Spain, International Partner Access.

View Resource »