Back

Bridges and Viaducts

SANTANA DO CARTAXO VIADUCT • Cartaxo - Portugal

Modernization of the North Railway Line - Segment 1.4: Azambuja – Vale de Santarém

Client
REFER, E.P.E. (Portuguese Rail Network)
Location
Modernization of the North Railway Line - Segment 1.4: Azambuja – Vale de Santarém
Design date
2004 - 2004
Construction date
2005 - 2006
Design by
Daniel Sousa (developed at Viaponte, S.A.)
Services
Preliminary Study, Execution Project, Technical Assistance to the Construction
Construction
Mota-Engil, S.A.
Summary

1300 m long railway viaduct of prestressed reinforced concrete, with a 30 m long standard span, built with movable scaffolding system. The viaduct crosses an alluvial edge along the Tagus river and it is founded 50 m deep in a high seismic risk zone, forcing the adoption of a complex damping system for horizontal actions.

Total length / Span / Height / Width:

1312m / 30m / 12m / 12,3m

Construction cost
11 500 000,00 €

SANTANA DO CARTAXO VIADUCT • Cartaxo - Portugal

Project detail

Back