Subway line U2- construction phase U2/4 – Messe

Project Description

Project description:
Subway line U2:  km 21.991 – km 23.527
Section length: 1,536 m
Total track length: 3,626 m


Essential features:
Single-shell tunnel before the subway station Messe with cut-and-cover method, approx. 7 m in groundwater, consisting of diaphragm walls and T-beam slabs.
Subway station Messe: double-shell tunnel consisting of diaphragm walls, reinforced concrete slabs as well as a base plate and inner shell, approx. 6.5 m in ground water (ceiling with large light cones)
Single-shell tunnel after the station Messe in cut and cover technique, approx. 5.5 m in groundwater, consisting of diaphragm walls and (in some parts) bipartite slabs
Ramp past the station Messe consisting of protruding sealed diaphragm walls and reinforced concrete troughs
Embankment with retaining walls on both sides
The support structures of the subway track and the frontage road across the driveway to the underground garage of Messe Wien as surrounding structures
Before and past the station Trabrennstraße the subway track runs above ground, underground track on deep auger pile foundation
The station Trabrennstraße features a central platform and is enclosed by a steel-glass structure.

Client: Wiener Linien GesmbH & Co KG
Contact person: Dipl. Ing. Manfred Lukan
B67 – Department: Neubau, U-Bahnplanung  (Subway Construction and Planning)
T:  +43 1 7909-67200
Project: Subway line U2/4, Messe and Trabrennstraße
Project area: Vienna
Net cost of structural work: Approx. €25.0 mill.
Planning period: March 2001 (on-going)
Construction period: May 2003 to May 2006 (estimated time of completion)

Scope of works

Traffic planning
Environmental Impact Assessment –General submission planning
Environmental Impact Assessment –Detailed submission planning
Planning the relocation of interior facilities
Planning of construction phases, temporary roads and streetcar tracks
Tender documents
Detailed planning
Planning coordination compliant with the Austrian Construction Work Coordination Act (BauKG)

Structural engineering services
Structural pre-design
Construction design as part of the submission planning, calculation of quantities and tender specifications
Execution planning: detailed structural planning,formwork and reinforcement plans, management plans and detailed design

Architectural design: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Architekten U2, architect Katzberger and architect Mossburger.



U-bahn / Straßenbahn

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