Infrastructure

Cliff stabilization along the Côte des Basques

Aquitaine region, France

The purpose of the studies and works was the stabilization of the cliffs along the Côte des Basques.

Tasks performed

  • Design, preparation of bidding documents, works supervision, and landscape integration study.
  • Implementation project for the first phase of works.
  • Design, preparation of bidding documents, works supervision for the first phase of works, work contract assistance (tender analysis), works implementation, assistance for acceptance operations.

Works and treatments carried out

  • Excavated material: 85,000m³     
  • Porous mask: 2,700m³     
  • Anchored walls: 1,500m²    
  • Nailed walls: 3,500m²     
  • Passive anchoring: 6,100ml    
  • Rainwater network: 1,400ml    
  • Planting: 5,000 units     
  • Road network: 1,000m²
  • Fills: 18,000m³ 
  • Support wall: 550m² 
  • Tieback: 3,000ml 
  • Gunite wall: 1,500m² 
  • Concrete slab: 2,000m² 
  • Footpath: 750m² 
  • Road network: 1,000m²

Project owner
City of Biarritz, France