Hydroelectric Project Dos Mares


Gualaca, Republic of Panama

Project Location:
Gualaca, Chiriquí, Republic of Panama

Client:
GDF Suez

Main Contractor:
Odebrecht Panamá

Construction Period:
September 2009 - April 2010

Scope of Works:
Slope Stabilization works - Drilling of soil nails and shotcrete:

  • 1,500 m3 of shotcrete with 100 ton wire mesh
  • 20,000 m of passive anchors
  • Drilling of horizontal drainage system of 4,000 m length

Deep tangent pile wall for powerhouse:

  • Piles 1,820 mm diameter - 984 m
  • Piles 910 mm diameter - 170 m
  • Piles 610 mm diameter - 180 m

Anchor works:

  • 47 anchors of 6 strands - 36 m long
  • 10-cm-thick shotcrete
  • Horizontal Drainage System