Alon Tavor - Retaining Wall and Tunnel

Structure Type: Soil Nailing Wall, Cut & Cover Tunnel
Client: Israel Electric Corp
Detailed design of soil nailing wall reaching height of 17.5 m in an electric station located in Alon Tavor area. The wall was designed to support excavation of cracked basalt rock and clay loaded by 1,100 cubic m water tank.
A line of High voltage utilities channel crosses through the mid height of the wall and required independent set of support.

Engineering supervision during construction had to overcome problematic construction phases by creating special solutions as construction proceeds.