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Anchored in Switzerland and internationally active, WALO is managed as a family business in the 4th and 5th generation. For over 100 years, WALO has focused on the combination of consistency and innovation.


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WALO is active as an innovative total solutions company in all markets of the construction industry. The family-owned company has established itself as a reliable partner in the construction industry and infrastructure projects in Switzerland and worldwide with its decades of experience and the permanent development of sustainable as well as economical solutions.


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Projects

We have successfully implemented many challenging projects. Therefore, we proudly let our references speak for our work.


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Products

Whether residential, industrial, healthcare, outdoor or for sports and leisure facilities - seamless floor coverings have to meet a wide variety of requirements on a permanent basis.


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Career

Good buildings and thus satisfied customers require precise construction work. All our employees, from unskilled workers to engineers, play a key role in ensuring that we achieve this goal time and time again.


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Repair Quaibrücke

In 2015, the Zurich Transport Authority planned to replace its tracks on the Quai Bridge. The opportunity was taken to repair the entire Quaibrücke and thus be optimally prepared for the next 25 years.

Project description

In 2015, the Zurich Transport Authority (VBZ) planned to replace its tracks on the Quaibrücke bridge and to reconstruct the Bellevue stop. The Civil Engineering Office took this opportunity to repair the entire Quaibrücke bridge, the cavity on the Bellevue side and parts of the road surface on the Bürkliplatz side. By replacing the waterproofing and surfacing, the Quaibrücke should once again be optimally protected for the next 25 years.

With the reinforcement of the cavity slab on the Bellevue side, the standard-compliant load-bearing capacity is to be met again. The VBZ streetcar tracks are at the end of their useful life and had to be replaced. By moving the VBZ / EWZ candelabra to the edge of the bridge, more space was created for wider bike lanes.

 

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As an additional order during execution, WALO also received the widening of the bridge, which was completed by the Sechseläuten 2016.

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Walo Bertschinger AG
Giessenstrasse 5
8953 Dietikon 1

Service

Concrete rehabilitation and hydrodynamics

Trackwork and Rail engineering

Mastic asphalt

Building sum
CHF 6 Mio.
Builder
Tiefbauamt der Stadt Zürich
Construction management
IG Toscano-Heierli
c/o Edy Toscano AG
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