Santa Cruz de la Zarza, Toledo. Spain

NOKIAN TYRES TESTING CENTRE

Client

Nokian Tyres PLC (Finland)

Year

2021

Construction budget

EUR 50 million

Key facts

Total length of 20 km. Tyre testing technology centre covering 250 ha with 9 tracks for different tests: high speed, dry handling, wet handling, braking (4 different surfaces), longitudinal aquaplaning, lateral aquaplaning, pass-by noise, overrun and comfort. 7 km high-speed oval (V=200 km/h) with a parabolic cross-section and a maximum superelevation rate of 88% on curves. Each test-track pavement was individually designed as was the irrigation system for wet handling tests. Office buildings, warehouse, garages and water treatment facilities.

Services

Preliminary and detailed designs. Specific designs for pavements to comply with fitness-for-purpose and construction requirements: preparation of the specifications for materials and construction of each the pavements. Construction supervision and technical assistance.