Selected project examples

Urban Infrastructure in Elmshorn, Germany

Urban Infrastructure in Elmshorn, Germany

Within the master plan Krückau-Vormstegen for the inner city, the city council of Elmshorn planned to build new streets, supply and drain lines including storm drains and sewers and also a new pumping station. For these measures, Fichtner Water & Transportation dealt with the geotechnical tasks.

Fichtner services

  • Tendering of drilling and sounding works, geotechnical reports
  • Subsoil assessment and foundation recommendations
  • Soil-mechanical laboratory program
  • Scanning and removal concept explosive ordnance
  • Tendering of investigations regarding explosive ordnance
  • Site supervision

Technical data

  • Construction of about 400 m of inner city streets and canal routes (waste and rain water)
  • Construction of pumping station including outlet channel and structure a x b = 9 m x 32 m and basement embedded about 8 m
  • Deep scanning on behalf of unexploded ordnance investigations of about 15,000 m²


City of Elmshorn, urban drainage, Germany