Rd. 16 tunnels

Rd. 16 tunnels

Rd 16 project: The new entrance to Jerusalem includes 2.8 km of tunnels executed by Shapir_Pizzorotti company, include a 24/6 geological inspections by Roved. The project crosses large karst cavities which cause immense problems to overcome.​

Dealing with marl layers with hydrological problems as well as  low strength strata.​

​The tunnels cross karst voids which challenges engineering solutions.

חתך גיאולוגי – מוצא-רבידה​ (מקטע צפוני של מנהרות כביש 16).​

Prof. Eitan Sass is our ​

guest in the tunnels

Collapse of rocks from the crown due to karst void