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Power plant Mayrhofen – power plant Häusling – Renewal of 25 kV cable connection

The VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH operates the Zemm-Ziller power plant group in the Ziller Valley in Tyrol, Austria. The power plant group is one of the country’s most powerful storage power plant groups. The BERNARD Gruppe has been commissioned with the services of local site supervision and construction work coordination. The power plants are automated and are monitored and [...]


Expansion of bus and bicycle traffic in Ludwigsburg

The city of Ludwigsburg intends to extensively expand bus and bicycle traffic in Ludwigsburg. The BERNARD Gruppe was commissioned with a partner as a joint venture to carry out planning services for the expansion of the bus and bicycle traffic. A 10 km long public transport cycle axis through the city and to Remseck-Neckargröningen is planned, which will be [...]


Optimize shift change at BMW plant Leipzig with traffic analysis

In 2005, production began at the BMW plant in Leipzig. Since then, the plant has grown steadily and now employs more than 5,000 people. The plant site is located north of the A14 highway and can be reached quickly via the Messegelände / BMW-Werk junction. The BMW avenue runs in a ring around the plant, providing access to the [...]


Modernization of the Karawankentunnel

By September 2021, the Slovenian-Austrian railway tunnel will be brought to a modern safety level - and thus made fit for the coming decades. In this project, Austrian and Slovenian experts work hand in hand, at both engineering consultancy and client level. For the design of the open track sections, the BERNARD Gruppe is solely responsible, and for the [...]


Munich’s second core S-Bahn route – concreting works to start at Marienhof stop

At the Marienhof stop, construction work using cut-and-cover diaphragm wall techniques has now progressed to such an extent that the first concreting of the upper cover can begin after the diaphragm walls and primary supports have been installed. On behalf of Deutsche Bahn, a new suburban railway station is being built at the Marienhof stop by drilling to a [...]


380 kV Salzburg line for stable power supply

The existing 220 kV power line, which is owned by Austrian Power Grid AG (APG), runs from the Salzburg substation in Elixhausen via the Hagengebirge mountains to the Tauern substation in Kaprun and was built in 1960. After a long period of operation, modernization is now urgently required: On average, the province of Salzburg obtains more than 50 percent [...]


Overhaul of A12 Inntal motorway

The A 12 Inntal motorway is one of the most important north-south traffic axes in Europe. It is also one of the busiest road sections in Austria. Due to years of increasing traffic loads, more and more road sections along the Inntal motorway are reaching their technical limits and require extensive maintenance. The Austrian state motorway company (ASFINAG) is [...]


Relocation of gas and oil pipelines in the access area of the Lobau tunnel portal

ASFINAG, the Austrian State Motorway Company, has planned to construct the Lobau tunnel to relieve traffic on Vienna’s A23 motorway, on the A4 East motorway between Vienna and Schwechat junction, and in Vienna’s 22nd district. As a result, the existing oil and gas pipelines in the areas of the north tunnel portal and the construction site of the planned [...]


Inner shell works to start in the last section of the Koralm tunnel

With the breakthrough in the last excavation section of the Koralm Tunnel, the preparatory work for the completion of the shell construction works was carried out. The construction works of the Koralm Tunnel have been closely supervised by the BERNARD Gruppe since 2010. Our colleagues are entrusted with tasks of construction management and local construction supervision on the underground [...]


Bicycle highway system Stuttgart

In the future, bicycle highways are to strengthen sustainable mobility in Stuttgart and get even more citizens on their bikes. Bicycle highways are direct, high-quality and high-performance connections between districts, municipalities, and within urban areas. By offering new opportunities for long-distance traffic they help create new target groups, especially among people with a preference for private car use. It [...]

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