Extension of the Punta Sollana dock (Bilbao)

Execution of a sloping dyke with a core of quarry-run, a 500 kg rockfill filter, mantle of 8- and 75-tonne cubic concrete blocks, mass concrete shoulder and the execution of a 335 m approach dock adjoined to the protection dyke by multicellular concrete caissons with a draft of 24 m and a breadth of 17 m, based at level -20 on a rockfill bank.


  • Name: Extension of the Punta Sollana dock (Bilbao)
  • Construction company: Sacyr - Sacyr Somague
  • Client: Bilbao Port Authority
  • Execution dates:  December 2012 - August 2016


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