Grupo Puentes winner of the contract of María Cristina dam

11 May 2021

Grupo Puentes awarded the rehabilitation works of the María Cristina dam Contract for the works of the first phase of the adaptation of the María Cristina dam to the technical regulations on dam and reservoir safety TTMM Castellón de la Plana and Alcora Contract budget 14,635,821.90 € The María Cristina dam is located on the La Viuda watercourse, on a surface area of 265 hectares and with a maximum capacity of 19.59 hm³. It is a gravity arch type dam built with concrete, with a height of 59 meters and a crest length of 318 meters. Among the works contemplated are the adaptation of the surface spillway and bottom outlets, the removal of the sludge accumulated in the reservoir in the vicinity of the dam and the implementation of a system for monitoring the dam and the reservoir, among other improvements. The duration of the contract is 24 months.