LILLE (59) - Grand Stade Lille Métropole

Project owner: Lille Métropole Communauté Urbaine
Project manager: Société Elisa
Contractor: Eiffage

Description of project: 

Delivery of the Grand Stade Lille Métropole in Villeneuve-d’Ascq, near Lille, was projected for July 2012. The Lille Metropole Urban Community entrusted its design/construction/operation to ELISA (a subsidiary of Eiffage) in the context of a Public/Private Partnership.

More than just a stadium, the Grand Stade Lille Métropole is able to accommodate sporting and cultural events on an international scale.

Missions entrusted to FONDASOL:

G5 geotechnical diagnosis study (with F. Schlosser as consultant), comprising:

  • determination of the seismic class of the soil,
  • determination of the horizontal and vertical impedances of the piles, with a diameter of 0.52–0.92 m,
  • determination of the procedure of the seismic stresses on the piles.


Carrying out preliminary geotechnical investigations:

  • 38 destructive and cored boreholes down to a depth of 25 m,
  • 375 pressiometric tests,
  • 3 cross-hole tests by dual receiver panel at depths between 1 m and 30 m (1 emitter and 2 receivers on 3 pads),
  • Laboratory tests.

Date mission carried out: 2nd half of 2011

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