In this project, the construction of a new terminal aimed for the salt storage at Barcelona Harbour (Álvarez de la Campa dock) is carried out. Two warehouses with a surface of 14900 m2 and 12300 m2 respectively, with 21 m high mounds of salt, are being constructed.
Among other questions, our contribution helped to optimize the piled slabs and, consequently, a relevant cost saving has been achieved.
PRO GEO geotechnical design experience has helped to solve the following aspects:
- Optimization of the piled slab foundations.
- 2D and 3D geomechanical model of different sections of the terminal. Interaction soil-structure.
- Evaluation of possible effects on Álvarez de la Campa dock.
- Driven piles static and dynamic load tests. Results analysis.
Slab and piles geometry modeled with PLAXIS 3D.
Geotechnics, slab geometry and load assumptions 3D Plaxis model.
2D geomechanical model of one cross section at Barcelona harbour new terminal
Settlements of one cross section at Barcelona harbour new terminal