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Cacheuta Tunnel - Mendoza - Road N°82

Ruta Provincial N°82, 5549, Mendoza, Argentina
2020
Protected object
Road
Energy absorption capacity
500 kJ
System height
4.0 m
System length
13 m - 52 m
Corrosion protection
GEOBRUGG SUPERCOATING®
Other installed applications
Rockfall Protection, Slope Protection, Debris Flow & Shallow Landslide Protection
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 14 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

Your local contact

Kevin H. Coyle
Kevin H. Coyle
Regional Manager Northeast
Natural Hazards
Geobrugg North America, LLC
3 Beaudet Terr
Columbia CT 06237 / USA
Phone +1 860 377 3230

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Saleh Feidi
Saleh Feidi
Regional Manager California
Natural Hazards
Geobrugg North America, LLC
8921 Emperor Ave.
San Gabriel, California 91775 / USA
Phone +1 909 706 8964

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John Kalejta
John Kalejta
Regional Manager Central US
Natural Hazards
Geobrugg North America, LLC
3215 67th Avenue Pl
Greeley CO 80634 / USA
Phone +1 505 220 1404

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Bob Lyne
Bob Lyne
Regional Manager Southeast
Natural Hazards
Geobrugg North America, LLC
8004 Windspray Drive
Summerfield NC 27358 / USA
Phone +1 336 337 0945

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Pierce Runnels, Civil Engineer
Pierce Runnels, Civil Engineer
General Manager Geobrugg North America
Natural Hazards
Geobrugg North America, LLC
22 Centro Algodones
Phone +1 505 771 4080
Mobile +1 505 400 0796

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Tim Shevlin
Tim Shevlin
Sales Director
Natural Hazards
Geobrugg North America, LLC
4676 Commercial St. SE, PMB 174
Salem OR 97302 / USA
Phone +1 503 423 7258

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