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Cacheuta Tunnel - Mendoza - Road N°82

Rockfall Protection - Cacheuta Tunnel - Mendoza - Road N°82 2020

General view of the stabilized slope: TECCO® G65/3 system and the 4 meters high dynamic barrier RXE-500

Rockfall Protection - Cacheuta Tunnel - Mendoza - Road N°82 2020

Drilling for the anchors (3.5 meters deep holes)

Rockfall Protection - Cacheuta Tunnel - Mendoza - Road N°82 2020

Installing the mesh at the prepared slope

Rockfall Protection - Cacheuta Tunnel - Mendoza - Road N°82 2020

In this section Rolled Cable Net QUAROX® and DELTAX® are installed

Rockfall Protection - Cacheuta Tunnel - Mendoza - Road N°82 2020

TECCO® system stabilizing the rockface

Rockfall Protection - Cacheuta Tunnel - Mendoza - Road N°82 2020

Assembly of the 4 meters high and 52 meters long rockfall barrier RXE-500

Rockfall Protection - Cacheuta Tunnel - Mendoza - Road N°82 2020

Completed RXE-500 rockfall barrier

Rockfall Protection - Cacheuta Tunnel - Mendoza - Road N°82 2020

View up the rockface - RXE-500 rockfall barrier

Rockfall Protection - Cacheuta Tunnel - Mendoza - Road N°82 2020

Debris flow protection ring net VX060L, 4 meters high, 10 meters long

 

System length

10 m - 52 m

 

Year of installation

2020

Initial situation

In a section of Route 82, near the entrance of the Cacheuta tunnel N°1, rocks frequently fell on the road. These and landslides represented a danger for the traffic.

Description

Several systems of protection against rockfall and debris flow, as well as slope stabilization, were implemented.

Installed systems per section:
1a)  RXE-500: 4 meters high and 31 meters long
1b)  VX-060L: 4 meters high and 10 meters long
2)  RXE-500: 4 meters high and 24 meters long
3)  RXE-500 :4 meters high and 42 meters long

4)  972 m² Rolled Cable Net QUAROX® Plus DELTAX®
     774 m² TECCO® G65/3 grid 2x2
     847 m² DELTAX® G80/2

Protected object

Road

Corrosion protection

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