The geotechnical design of the tunnel consists of adequately establishing the geotechnical model, with a characterization of both the parameters of the intact rock and the rock mass, which allows the application of different geomechanical classification methodologies, as well as the establishment of the main parameters of deformability and shear strength for the different materials, which can then be used in the geotechnical design of the temporary support. The geotechnical design of the tunnel is focused on establishing the necessary temporary support to guarantee the adequate convergence of the materials that make up the different geotechnical units identified along the entire route of the tunnel, which will later allow the conceptualization and design of the final lining.

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