Foundation work 2nd Strelasund crossing

Contracting entity Max Bögl Bauunternehmung GmbH & Co. KG
Execution time September 2004 to April 2007
General description of the works:
For a better link between the Ruegen island and the mainland, a new bridge was built across the Strelasund which separates Ruegen from the mainland. The foundation work for the 2nd Strelasund crossing was carried out between September 2004 and April 2007 by a Joint Venture with major support from Colcrete- von Essen
Main scope of work:
190,000 m³
dredging work; supply and placing of soil
90,000 m³
dredging work; wet dredging of building pit
45,000 m³
earthwork; supply and placement of soil
4,800 m³
earthwork; dry excavation of building pit
11,300 m²
excavation sheetings installed
7,000 t
pile-driving, vibrating and pressing work
12,000 t
bed stabilizing; supply and placing of hydraulic construction stones; scour protection
3,500 t
hydraulic steel construction: sheet pile crossbeam, wailings, tie rods, stiffeners
19 pcs
bollards etc.
Special features of the site:
Particular mention should be made of the fact that for the construction of the large foundation piles the Joint Venture had built a drilling catamaran, in order to be able to move with the drilling unit above the excavation pits on the water.