Projects at work

Light Railway (Metro) in the Tel-Aviv Metropolitan Area


Light Railway Line (Red Line) from the city of Bat-Yam trough Tel-Aviv to the city Petach-Tiqwa. This line will be 22 kms long, of which 10 kms are underground. The project is designed as B.O.T. and is currently in the bidding stage. During 2005, a concessionaire will be selected from among four competing groups.

 

 

GGS Task
GGS, together with G.Y.A. Soil and Foundation Engineering Ltd. and W.S. Atkins, are the geological and geotechnical consultants for the project management. The work includes preparing a preliminary geotechnical report including a desk study report, performing a comprehensive site investigation including more then 150 boreholes, laboratory tests and in-situ tests. The geotechnical database is managed by gINT® software for production of borehole logs, cross sections and a range of reports.

Old map of Tel Aviv, 1924 Borehole log (GYA) Cross section near Arlosorof station

Acre-Karmiel Railway

The railway will connect the Mediterranean coast with inland areas in the Galilee. The designed line includes 23 kms of double tracks, 5 kms of tunnel sections, three stations and two interchanges. The design team is a joint venture between the Israeli company Tedem Ltd. and a German firm De-Consult. Estimated cost is NIS 900 million ($US 200million).

GGS Task
Review of all geotechnical data collected for the project, including presentation maps and cross-sections. Geo-engineering report for the tunnel section (in English and Hebrew) based on comprehensive site investigations including more then 1500 meters of core drilling, laboratory tests and in-situ tests. gINT® software is used to manage the geotecnical database.
Site investigation Laboratory tests Borehole log
  Geological map of the area  

Iksal Tunnels

Two 310 meter long tunnels, each connecting road No. 60 to the city of Nazareth. The tunnels are being excavated trough fractured layers of dolomite. The tunnelling contractor is Roychman Ltd.

GGS Task (cooperation with Eden LTD.)
GGS and Eden provide consultation services for the contractor, geological inspections and monitoring during construction.

3D model of the site Geological monitoring Support of the rock at the portal

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