Floodgate Port of Sevilla, Spain
Floodgate Port of Sevilla, Sevilla
The work involves the construction of a new lock, located on the Alfonso XIII canal, at the access to the dock of the Guadalquivir, of 434 meters of total length, with gravity walls. Prone to severe flooding, the lock protects the port from tidal surges. The lock is equip with four gates.
It is the only existing lock in Spain which can accommodate ocean vessels, with a total length of 293 meters and a 40 meters width, it facilitates access to port of ships up to 29,000 TPM.