Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg
Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg
Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg
Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg
Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg
Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg
Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg
Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg
Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg
Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg
Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg
Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg
Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg
Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg
Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg
Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg
Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000 2009 - Geobrugg

Olt Valley, km 198+000 - 226+000

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Street
National Road no. 7 - DN7
ZIP code
245601
Place
Căciulata - Brezoi, DN7, Olt Valley
Country/Region
Romania
Year of installation
2009
Customer
Compania Naţională de Administrare a Infrastructurii Rutiere (C.N.A.I.R.) – Directia Regionala de Drumuri si Poduri Craiova (D.R.D.P.)
Engineering
Institut de Proiectări pentru Transporturi Auto, Navale și Aeriene (I.P.T.A.N.A.) București
Contractor
Sächsische Bau GmbH Dresden Germany, Sibiu Branch
Subcontractor
AlpConstruct – Vâlcea
Protected object
Road, Railway
Systems
RXI-200, RXI-100, RXI-300, RXI-050
Energy absorption capacity
2000 kJ, 3000 kJ, 500 kJ, 1000 kJ
System height
2.5 m, 5.0 m, 6.0 m
System length
25 m - 120 m
Corrosion protection
Galvanized, GEOBRUGG SUPERCOATING®
Other installed applications
Slope Protection, Debris Flow & Shallow Landslide Protection
Situation

National road no. 7 (DN7) is one of the most important routes through the Carpathian Mountains, with heavy traffic. The Olt River runs parallel to the DN7 with high mountains, directly next to the road. In winter and spring rockfalls occur regularly. Also with unstable slopes, torrents and avalanches the risk of accidents was high. 

This project was originally developed with five concrete canopies for rockfall protection. Due to costs and other restrictions, a modern solution using high tensile steel wire was chosen. After further investigation, 23 dangerous areas were found and had to be protected using two types of protection systems: active and passive.

 

Description

As passive protection measures, AXI and RXI rockfall barriers with dynamic capacity ranging from 500 to 3000 kJ were chosen for the following sectors:

1. km 198+523.72 - 198+571.00
RXI-050

  • capacity: 500 kJ
  • length: 20 m
  • height: 2.5 m

2. km 200+166 - 200+193
RXI-200

  • capacity: 2.000 kJ
  • length: 30 m
  • height: 6 m

3. km 200+207 - 200+219
RXI-200

  • capacity: 2.000 kJ
  • length: 30 m
  • height: 6 m

4. km 201+384 - 200+427
RXI-300

  • capacity: 3.000 kJ
  • length: 50 m
  • height: 6 m

5. km 206+004 - 206+034
RXI-100 and RXI-300

  • capacity: 1000 and 3000 kJ
  • length: 25 m and 30 m
  • height 5 m and 6 m

See also the other projects of the Olt Valley.

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