Category: News

Tunnel and Bridge Technologies Inc. celebrates its 20th anniversary

This year we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the foundation of Tunnel and Bridge Technologies, S.L. Founded in 2001 under the name of Bridge Technologies, we have grown as a company and learned with each project until today.
We thank all the employees and collaborators who have accompanied us throughout these twenty years and all the clients who have given us the opportunity to carry out such technically challenging projects.

With the experience accumulated in these years, our presence in markets such as Europe, North and South America and the Middle East and the incorporation of BIM and the latest engineering methods, we look to the future with optimism, eager to take the challenges that await us and looking to expand our international presence.

The Tarragona footbridge, award-winner of the 3rd Night of Infrastructures of Catalonia

New paper published in I.C.E (Institution of Civil Engineers) journal about high-speed rail viaducts

In September 2019 the paper “Design and Construction of post-tensioned concrete box-girder viaducts for high-speed rail” (Víctor Torralba, Tomás Polo, Gonzalo Ramos, Ángel Aparicio) is published in the journal “Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Bridge Engineering”.

Calle 13 Bridge in Pereira (Colombia) has been recently opened

Calle 13 Bridge has been recently opened in the municipality of Pereira (Colombia). It is an extradosed bridge, with a length of about 70 m. Tunnel and Bridge Technologies has been involved in the Project, providing technical advisory for the Designer and carrying out its revision. 


FCC receives New Civil Engineering Tunnelling award for the Bolaños Tunnel

FCC Construcción has received New Civil Engineering Tunnelling award for the Bolaños Tunnel, bored using TBM. Tunnel and Bridge Technologies provided technical support to these works, which consisted in the complete design of the precast tunnel segments, and also of the cut and cover tunnels situated at the extremes of the main tunnels. FCC’s award submission highlighted its innovative solution for the treatment of collapsed material, as well as the dual-component backfilling mortar injection system and the mixed-drilling system.

Bridge Technologies moves to new headquarters

Bridge Technologies has moved to a new office, located on the 6th floor of Trade Buildings’ North Tower, in 98 Gran Vía de Carlos III, Barcelona. New headquarters are located in one of the Barcelona’s main business areas, near María Cristina square, in the middle of Diagonal Avenue.

Bolaños tunnel has been completed

Bolaños Tunnel joint venture (formed by FCC Construcción, Acciona, Cyes Infraestructuras y Construcciones Llorente) has completed the boring of the Bolaños 2nd tunnel, located on the Madrid-Galicia High-Speed Line. Bolaños tunnels are two parallel single-track tunnels, each 6,7 km long, bored by means of a TBM. Excavation diameter is 9900 mm, and precast concrete segments are 370 mm thick.
Bridge Technologies has designed the precast concrete segments of the tunnel, and the cut and cover tunnels located at its extremes.