Aarhus light rail

Client: Aarhus Letbane
Type of Contract: Main contract
Contract sum: kr. 16,1 mio.
Construction period: 2014-2015
Engineer: COWI A/S



This contract covers the preparatory work for Aarhus light rail on the line Brendstrupgårdsvej to Herredsvej. Primarily within the railways alignment, and will include:
> Establishment of working sites
> Installation of trackbeds in the alignment
> Less cable and utility relocations
> Drainage Work in the alignment
> Soilworks, soil transportation, excavation for the alinement and handling of contaminated soil
> Establishment of retaining walls and sheet piles.
The work was carried out in consortium with CG Jensen

Key figures
  • 400 ton break-up asphalt/pavings
  • 10.000 m³ top soil work
  • 20.000 m³ sub soil work
  • 5.000 m³ lime stabilization
  • 5.000 m³ soft soild excavation
  • 6.000 m² base course work
  • 6.000 m² rail ballast
  • 6.500 m² bottom protection
  • 5.000 m² asphalt work
  • 10 stk. light poles
  • 1.500 m² retaining walls
  • 500 m² sheet piling

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