ORESUND FIXED LINK

 
 

PROJECT DETAILS

  • Project Client: Øresundskonsortiet Vester Sogade 10
  • Dredge Quantity: 8.0 million cubic meters
  • Stone Works: 2.0 million metric tons, Island: 8.5 million cubic meters, Peninsula: 3.0 million cubic meters
  • Vessel Type: Dipper Dredge & Clamshell Dredge
  • Dredges Worked: Chicago

ABOUT THIS PROJECT

This project entailed dredging and reclamation works for the construction of the Øresund Fixed Link road and rail connection between Denmark and Sweden. GLDD, was responsible for backhoe dredging, with a joint role in construction of containment dikes. Scope of work: 544-acre (220-hectare) dike-lined landfill. Construction of ~39,400 feet (12 kilometers) of perimeter rock revetments for reclamation area. Dredging and placement of 8.5 million cubic meters (11.1 million cubic yards) of material in containment area.