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Tunnel Jumeirah Palm Island, United Arab Emirates

Tunnel Jumeirah Palm Island, Dubai, United Arab Emirates - In 25 m long concreting steps and four cycle sequences, the tunnel bottom plate, two wall sections respectively and then the slab could be concreted one after the other.
Tunnel Jumeirah Palm Island, Dubai, United Arab Emirates - System components from the VARIO GT 24 girder wall formwork system provided the ideal basis for all areas as the load-bearing GT 24 formwork girders could be used very flexibly.
Tunnel Jumeirah Palm Island, Dubai, United Arab Emirates - In only 11 months, around 200,000 m³ of concrete were used in the construction of the road tunnel.
Tunnel Jumeirah Palm Island, Dubai, United Arab Emirates - The 38 m wide tunnel connects the man-made Jumeirah Palm Island with the outer crescent.

Project data

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • length of tunnel: 996 m
  • total length: 1.4 km
  • width/ height of cross-section: 38 m / 9.16 m
  • structure: tunnel in open-type construction with separate casting method, three-cell rectangular cross-section

Requirements

  • 25 m long concreting sections
  • fabrication of bottom plate, two shear walls and slab after each other

Customer

Al Naboodah Engineering Services L.L.C., Dubai

Customer's benefit

  • fast cycle sequences
  • easy handling
  • versatile utilisation
  • application of 200,000 m³ of concrete in a construction time of only 11 months
Tunnel Jumeirah Palm Island Statement: Walter Freitag, Construction Manager
Walter Freitag
Construction Manager

We were able to achieve a fast cycle sequence with the PERI systems. They are easy to handle and offer many different uses. On top of this, PERI offered us the required technical support at the jobsite.

PERI solution

  • tunnel formwork solution from system components