The Morandi Bridge demolition is an important reference point in the study of the demolition and dismantling of large infrastructures.
The images of the Polcevera Viaduct will remain forever impressed in the memories of many Italians. The tragic fall on 14 August 2018 has marked the history of a city, of a nation.
From the first moment after the assignment of the contract, Fratelli Omini knew that it had the attention of the country and the whole world on his work. The company, highly qualified in industrial demolitions, tackled the task firmly, confident of its professionalism. Believing that its team would have been able to honor the commitment made.
MORANDI BRIDGE DEMOLITION
THE PROJECT'S CRITICAL POINTS
Many critical issues have been tackled:
- the large size and fragility of the structure;
- the stability of the artefact, deeply unbalanced due to the fall;
- the location, in the heart of the city of Genoa;
- the extremely tight schedule, linked to the need to restore the road network.
Ongoing study and engineering, implementation of new procedures, extreme precision in terms of deadlines and safety. These are the elements that have guided the work of Fratelli Omini. And which makes the industrial demolitions company perfectly prepared for high-risk situations.
ATI OF DEMOLISHERS
HEAD COMPANY RTI
Fratelli Omini followed this project as the head company of ATI of Demolishers. A responsibility that the engineers were able to manage with firmness.
The company, which is specialized in civil and industrial demolitions, has managed every phase of the operation with surgical precision. The peremptory attention to the safety of the citizens and the many operators, the meticulous attention paid to the urban context, to the environment. The attention to the finest details: these are the elements that have helped to make the difference.
USEFUL MATERIAL AND LINKS
Below, main articles describing the project evolution are shown. The selection was performed from over 1,400 publications appearing in all the main national and international newspapers.