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In the framework of the Rail Baltica project, until September of 2020, the Upeslejas-Riga Central Station; Torņakalns-Imanta and Riga International Airport-Misa sections will carry out geotechnical investigations. The purpose is to obtain the necessary technical information on the composition of the soil and its physical properties for the design of the Rail Baltica main route and the development of sustainable technical solutions.
The field work will take place at specific points along the entire railway section where experts will study the ground conditions using different drilling methods. The research is being conducted in order to develop recommendations that will be taken into account when designing infrastructure elements such as embankments, bridges, noise walls, culverts and animal passages.
All landowners whose properties will be affected by exploration in the Upeslejas-Riga Central Station; Torņakalns-Imanta and Riga International Airport-Misa sections will receive a letter regarding the works planned. The letter will indicate the purpose of the work planned and its implementers, the coordinates of the site, the method of investigation, the contact person as well as a protocol for the coordination of the works.
The research will be carried out by the Latvian subsidiary of an international Austrian company SIA Intergeo Baltic.
The Rail Baltica project is currently in the design process for 411 km of the main line and the next 233 km are being procured for design works. At the same time, the national project implementer in Latvia, SIA Latvijas Dzelzceļa līnijas, is carrying out design works at the Riga Central Station and Riga International Airport. Construction of the main line is scheduled to begin in 2022.
This article first appeared on www.railbaltica.org
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