Consolidation of the medieval bridge Veiga
Consolidation of the medieval bridge Veiga Local Tui (Pontevedra) Year 2006 What have we improved?
  • Arch repairing
  • Bridge cleaning
  • Parapets alignment
  • Road renewal
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Consolidation of the medieval bridge Veiga

The project was written in 2006 ordered by the General Direction of Heritage of the regional government Xunta de Galicia. It included the works for repairing the small ogive in the left abutment, the cleaning of the bridge, the plumbing of the parapets of the bridge, the recovery of breakwater and ram stack Nº 2, and the renewal of the road.

The works began in February of 2007 with the digging up of the abutments and walls in order to recover the original elevation of the bridge and, incidentally, to improve its drainage capacity. The breakwater and cutwarter in the basin 2 were discovered, being later rebuilt and brought into operation. The surroundings of the ogive were dug having parts of its curved stones slipped due to a cementation failure in one of his abutments. The restoration included its curvature; disassembling part of wall upstream and the cove affected by the collapse; improving the foundation with a deep concreted breakwater as there was a lack of road surface; and the new assembly of the masonry previously disassembled along with the reinforcement of its corresponding stabilities.

The action was completed with the cleaning of the masonry; the disassembling and reassembling of the sections that were overhanging the parapet; and the implementation of a new road with deactivated concrete and exposed aggregate, whose final appearance simulates the graveled macadam of a way of the 18th century. This solution was chosen once this type of paving appeared in the archaeological excavations.

Contact us E.I.C. DURÁN, S.L.
Civil Engineering Firm
  • +34 988 239 271
  • info@eicduran.com
  • Barros Sibelo 1
    left ground floor,
    32004 Ourense (Spain)
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E.I.C. DURÁN, S.L. Civil Engineering Firm

E.I.C. DURÁN, S.L.
Civil Engineering Firm

  • Barros Sibelo 1, bajo izquierda 32004 Ourense (Ourense)
  • +34 988 239 271
  • info@eicduran.com

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