Port of Algeciras extension

Esplanade and reinforcement extension project of retaining wall 1st phase of the outer development of Isla Verde. Algeciras. Cadiz.

  • Contracting body: Port Authority of the Bay of Algeciras
  • Location: Algeciras (Andalusia)
  • Description: A retaining wall is made that defines a swimming pool to generate a new esplanade, a mantle of special blocks of concrete in the perimeter, the accompanying backfill inside the new retaining wall for the movement and parking of machinery and the disassembly of part of the section of the existing retaining wall. The esplanade occupies 16 hectares and is made up of 263,500 m3 of backfill, 233,000 m3 of random fill in the nucleus of the dam and 136,100 m3 of breakwater.