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Title: Awash - Kombolcha - Hara Gebaya railway project in Ethiopia. Site oriented design in developing countries

Author(s): Maria Estany Blázquez, Alexandre Correia Paulo, Ricard Leal Baró

Publication: ACHE

Volume: 68

Issue: 283

Appears on pages(s): 185 - 191

Keywords: Railway bridge, Modular design, Seismic design, Track/bridge interaction


Date: 9/1/2017

Projects located in developing countries present logistic difficulties that require a close partnership between the design and construction teams. The design team needs to solve the logistic problems by simplifying and reducing the amount of in-situ operations. Modular design solutions using prefabricated steel elements minimise the teams and operations necessary in-situ, reducing considerably the execution deadlines. The Awash-Kombolcha-Hara Gebaya project includes 59 railway bridges and 6 road overpasses.

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