Urban Area Development
Câmara Municipal de Viseu
PP1 stands for “Plano de Pormenor 1” which is the designation for an urban plan for the extension of the city centre of Viseu. afassociados were commissioned to carry out a study for the drainage and water supply infrastructure services together with a technical study of the proposed road network.
The plan deals with a zone of the city that will meet, to the northwest, the future PP3 plan. The zone is bounded to the northeast by the existing Avenida da Bélgica, to the southeast by the Cava do Viriato and in the south by the future Aguieira Park.
The conception and the development of the new drainage and water supply systems took into account the existing services and their integration into the new plan.
The water supply system is to be linked to the existing system in the Av. da Europa and will connect to new systems in the Av. da Bélgica and the proposed ring road to the new Aguieira Park.
The sewage system will cater for the discharge of the domestic effluents. This system will discharge into existing or new systems depending on the area.
The surface water drainage has to deal essentially with two low points. The first will be drained to the Av. da Europa. The second will be drained to the new ring road and from there to the river Pavia.
The main objective of the work on the road system was to define the levels of the road profiles. These were designed to follow the existing topography as well as connecting with the existing system and built-up areas.