N01 Restructuring of the Birrhard lay-by, environmental building management (EBM)

The project

Place: Birrhard (AG)
Customer: Federal Roads Office ASTRA
Phases: Implementation and commissioning
Period: 2018
Construction costs: Approx. CHF 10,000,000


The existing Birrhard lay-by at the N01 was completely restructured and higher capacity was created. In addition to building parking places for lorries, the sanitary facilities were refurbished and rendered accessible to handicapped persons. During this project, the whole drainage system of the facility was adapted to the increased legal requirements.


Our services

  • Environmental consulting to owner and planners
  • Environmental inspection of building preparations (installation plan, disposal and drainage concept, storage areas, machine list, etc.)
  • Coordination and monitoring of environmental requirements and measures resulting from approvals
  • Regular building site inspection to monitor environmentally compatible project implementation
  • Measures for physical soil protection, incl. storage and re-installation


  • National road project with implementation while traffic continues and under spatial constraints
  • Protective measures for protected objects according to the Swiss Federal Act on Nature Conservation (unusual stone structures)
  • Building projects at a distance to forests
  • Documentation in the environmental construction journal and final report (EBM)

Project manager:

Lars Schudel Co-divisional manager: Contaminated sites/ Deputy divisional manager: Environmental planning
Certified Geographer
lschudel@ecosens.ch +41 44 839 47 40 More