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All activities are performed by a tightly knit team of highly qualified specialists, each of whom has a thorough understanding of the importance of a smooth immersion project.

Failure is not an option 
One of the most high-risk moments in tunnel construction is when the tunnel elements are immersed. Failure is not an option, as the potential (economic) damage in the event of a delay is too great. Naturally, a specialist is selected who has proven capabilities in difficult immersion projects. Immersion Projects is one of the world's top players in this market.

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Project: Immersion storm-surge barrier Venice

Strukton Immersion Projects collaborated on the construction of the Chioggia Flood Barrier, which is part of the MOSE Project, a storm-surge barrier being built in Italy to enable the Venetian Lagoon to be sealed off from the Adriatic Sea. The storm-surge barrier is being built at the three inlets to the lagoon: at Lido, Malamocco and Chioggia. The storm-surge barrier is made up of a system of caissons containing movable flood gates. The system will only be closed in case of extreme high water, similar to the Maeslant Barrier in the Netherlands.

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