Cliff stabilization along the Côte des Basques

Aquitaine region, France

The purpose of the studies and works was the stabilization of the cliffs along the Côte des Basques.

Tasks performed

  • Design, preparation of bidding documents, works supervision, and landscape integration study.
  • Implementation project for the first phase of works.
  • Design, preparation of bidding documents, works supervision for the first phase of works, work contract assistance (tender analysis), works implementation, assistance for acceptance operations.

Works and treatments carried out

  • Excavated material: 85,000m³     
  • Porous mask: 2,700m³     
  • Anchored walls: 1,500m²    
  • Nailed walls: 3,500m²     
  • Passive anchoring: 6,100ml    
  • Rainwater network: 1,400ml    
  • Planting: 5,000 units     
  • Road network: 1,000m²
  • Fills: 18,000m³ 
  • Support wall: 550m² 
  • Tieback: 3,000ml 
  • Gunite wall: 1,500m² 
  • Concrete slab: 2,000m² 
  • Footpath: 750m² 
  • Road network: 1,000m²

Project owner
City of Biarritz, France