SBB Sulzegg Embankments – Immediate Measures Wall 11

A series of immediate measures (piles, anchors and shotcrete) were undertaken to secure unstable walls and additional monitoring points were introduced.
Rehabilitation directly above the Gotthard Railway line while under operation (secured with palisades, nets and alarm wire).

Main Data

  • Piles (d = 28 cm): 17 pcs.
  • Anchors (d = 28 cm): 39 pcs.
  • Shotcrete: 165 m2


Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), Department of Natural Hazards


IUB Engineering AG

Construction period


Construction costs

Approx. CHF 700,000

Scope of services

Design and construction management phases 51-53