The Farcimar group companies replaced the Porto de Vacas Pontoon, in Estarreja, with a new Transportation Structure composed of prefabricated concrete elements.
The construction of the Porto de Vacas Pontoon involved both Farcimar group companies, as this construction is part of the Aveiro Region Intermunicipal Community and Intermunicipal Council.
Farcimar S.A. supplied all the pre-cast concrete elements, which were part of the Transportation Infrastructure, as well as, the ready-mixed concrete needed for the concrete piles and all the other cast in situ concrete units.
The pontoon is composed of an 18.60m long main span which is 6.46m wide. The bridge deck consists of 4 Pre-cast T-beams which are supported by reinforced in situ concrete abutments.
Arouconstrói, S.A. was responsible for the management and implementation of the project; demolition of the existing structure; laying of the foundations; assembly of all the prefabricated elements; fitting the parapet; exterior maintenance composed of earthworks, a landfill and slope rounding and building the access to the transportation infrastructure site.