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Debris Flow & Shallow Landslide Protection - El Florido - Los Ranchos 2019

Drone view of the SL-150 shallow landslide barrier

Debris Flow & Shallow Landslide Protection - El Florido - Los Ranchos 2019

View of the SL-150 barrier from the road

Debris Flow & Shallow Landslide Protection - El Florido - Los Ranchos 2019

The barrier from upslope

Debris Flow & Shallow Landslide Protection - El Florido - Los Ranchos 2019

The SL-150 from down slope

Debris Flow & Shallow Landslide Protection - El Florido - Los Ranchos 2019

After the first raining day of Hurricane Eta in November 2020

Debris Flow & Shallow Landslide Protection - El Florido - Los Ranchos 2019

On November 5th, 2020, the barrier is almost filled

Debris Flow & Shallow Landslide Protection - El Florido - Los Ranchos 2019

The road was clear and without traffic interruptions during and after the hurricane

 

Systems

 

System length

64 m

 

Year of installation

2019

Initial situation

Shallow landslide events are a risk at km 36+350 Sector 3, Los Ranchos - El Florido. A gabion wall was not enough to protect the road.

Description

The first dynamic barrier in Honduras was installed on this road: an SL-150 barrier.

Customer

BCIE

Engineering

ACI

Contractor

Queiroz Galvao

Other participating companies

ICA Inversiones

Protected object

Road

Corrosion protection

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