Forchheim - Finsing natural gas pipeline Pipe in the snow on construction site with excavato

Rohr im Schnee auf Baustelle mit Bagger

Complete pipe and civil engineering works for the new construction of the natural gas pipeline (Loop line) Forchheim – Finsing (LFF)

Section Forchheim – Finsing, Germany

  • 77.6 km DN 1000 PN 100
  • New construction of 6 valve stations (Berghausen, Steinbach, Aiglsdorf, Zolling, Eitting, Kempfing and the Finsing pig trap station
  • Laying in wet areas (approx. 12 km)
  • Crossing hop fields (approx. 12 km)
  • Various crossings using the drill-press method or direct pipe (pipe jacking, DN 1000 steel pipe, approx. 1500 m in total)
  • Crossing the Alte Donau, Donau, Ilm rivers (DN 2000, micro-tunnelling, approx. 1,250 m)
  • Crossing of Mauerner Badesee (DN 2000, micro-tunnelling, approx. 650 m)
  • Crossing of railway line and Amper canal (DN 1400, micro-tunnelling, approx. 101 m)
  • River crossing Amper (DN 1400, micro-tunnelling, approx. 71 m)
  • Crossing the “Mittlere Isar Kanal” (DN 1400, micro-tunnelling, approx. 86 m)
  • Isar River crossing (DN 2000, micro-tunnelling, approx. 950 m)
  • Execution in joint venture

January – December 2018

Open Grid Europe GmbH

Project information

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