Microtunnelling and direct pipe

1293 – Ixmiquilpan (Mexico)

Microtunneling at KP 94 Gasoducto Tamazunchale - El Sauz microtunnel ID1800 - Ixmiquilpan (Mexico).


Period of Execution:
April 2013 - February 2014

Works Amount:
USD 4.998.890,00


The Tamazunchale pipeline is a 130 km pipeline in East-Central Mexico. Due to its installation in an area with unstable soil conditions, an alternative solution to open trench has been selected: the construction of a microtunnel in rocky layers, with the installation of reinforced concrete pipes ID1800 mm, total length approximately 670 m.