Highway Tunnels (Middle East)

UDEC Simulation of tunnel excavation and support Geo-Design’s team of geologists and engineers have provided the reference design for four highway tunnels in the Middle East that have a combined running length of 3.5km.   The upper tunnels are at a … Continue reading

Posted in Road, Tunnels

Forth Replacement Crossing – Beamer Rock – Central Tower Foundation, Scotland (UK)

CLIENT :  GIFFORD (RAMBOLL GROUP) Geo-Design were involved in the Forth Replacement Crossing (FRC) project, concerned with the construction of the new bridge (the Queensferry Crossing) which was to become the primary route across the Firth of Forth. The Queensferry … Continue reading

Posted in Foundations, Road

Brisbane Airport Link (Australia)

Kedron East On Ramp 3DEC – Brisbane, Australia The Brisbane Airport Link is a tunnelled roadway connecting the Brisbane central business district to the East-West Arterial Road which leads to Brisbane Airport. The Airport Link comprises road and busway tunnels, … Continue reading

Posted in Caverns and Underground Mines, Road, Tunnels

A5 – Glyn Bends (Wales)

Geo-Design were part of a technical team undertaking evaluation of a major failure of permanent rock anchors in a highway cutting (2005). This included assessment of corrosion, protection methodology and observed overload effects.  

Posted in Road, Slopes and Open Cast Mines

Athens to Thessaloniki Highway (Greece)

A major rockfall incident occurred within the Tempe Gorge section of the Thessaloniki Highway in December 2009. Geo-Design (UK) provided support to Geo-Design (Thessaloniki), who had been appointed as technical advisor to the Public Prosecutor to review and investigate the … Continue reading

Posted in Road, Slopes and Open Cast Mines