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Maccaferri took part in the 24th Road Conference, 2016


Maccaferri Central Europe participated at the 24th edition of the Road Conference in Hradec Kralove, in the Czech Republic

At the event, Maccaferri’s commercial and technical manager Ing. Karol France presented a technical article on “Maccaferri Solutions for portal sections of tunnels – Tunel Poľana, Tunel Svrčinovec, Tunel Považský Chlmec”

The 24th Road Conference was held in the Hotel Permon, Podbanské, Slovakia, on November 30th to December 2nd, 2016.

The construction of transportation infrastructure including bridges and tunnels in Slovakia has increased dramatically this year. Maccaferri has participated in several bridge construction projects (check on the Maccaferri CENTRAL EUROPE’s website) on the route of highway D3 Svrčinovec – Skalité – located on the Polish border. For example, the tunnel on the highway D1 Višňové – Dubna Skala is currently being excavated.

This conference provided a good opportunity for attendees to share their experiences and gain new knowledge in the field of waterproofing bridges and tunnels. The Expert guarantor of this conference is Ing. Ľ. Polakovič, CSc and the conference organizers are: VUIS – ROADS, Slovak Road Administration, Slovak Association for Asphalt Pavements, and Slovak Chamber of Civil Engineers in collaboration with the House of Technique in Košice.

The technical article on “Maccaferri Solutions for portal sections of the tunnels – Tunel Poľana, Tunel Svrčinovec, Tunel Považský Chlmec” was presented by our commercial-technical manager Ing. Karol France.

Gabion structures provide an alternative to concrete structures and afford the benefit of being permeable, aesthetically pleasing, quick to install and cost-effective.

The published article describes the technical solutions of definitive structures of portal walls of tunnel Poľana and Svrčinovec on D3 Svrčinovec – Skalité and slope protection next to the tunnel portal Povazský Chlmec on D3 – Strážov Brodno.

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