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Box Jacking

Who we are

About us

Since 1978 leader in the Box Jacking technology for underpass construction and in railway temporary bridges with active traffic circulation.

The company Petrucco was founded in 1911 in Cividale del Friuli, Udine (Italy) and consolidated itself during the years as a general contractor for roads, bridges, tunnels, and chemical plants. Since 1978, Petrucco has specialized in the Box Jacking methodology and in temporary bridges to be installed on railway tracks, which allow railway traffic during structures pushing underneath.

Works all around the world
Systems installed
Years of experience
Works all around the world
Systems installed
Years of experience
What we do


Since 1978, Petrucco has successfully completed over 1750 underpasses all around the world.

Box jacking
Temporary Bridges
Special Works
Design Services
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Our projects


We find the best engineering solutions for grade separation.

In Europe, North America and the Middle East, the Petrucco Group has successfully carried out a series of projects for the construction of road and highway underpasses, tunnel underpasses, railway underpasses, and the installation of temporary railway bridges to support the tracks.

Replacement of manholes at km 42+974 and km 45+903 of the Treviso - Castelfranco Veneto line. Box-push of prefabricated manholes with hydraulic push-box methodology (Box Jacking) and track support with Verona System. The manholes were made of prefabricated concrete segments and each was completed in 7 working days.

Replacement of manholes
Vedelago (TV), Italy

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Open pit Box Jacking as part of the construction of the new roundabout in Monfalcone along the SS14 at km 126+735 intersection with Via Cosulich. Open pit Box Jacking and technical assistance during the Box Jacking phases. The underpass was built with Open-air methodology in traffic interruption

Underpass construction in a weekend,
Monfalcone (GO), Italy

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Open pit Box Jacking under the State Road SS38 in Laces (BZ). Open air methodology and traffic interruption

Open pit Box Jacking,
Laces (BZ), Italy

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Box Jacking of a road underpass with simultaneous track support for the construction of the Valsugana cycle path: stretch S. Cristoforo - Roncogno (Milan-Crema line). Spinta di un sottopasso stradale con contestuale sostegno binari per la realizzazione della pista ciclopedonale della Valsugana: tratto S. Cristoforo - Roncogno (Linea Milano-Crema)

Valsugana cycle path
Crema (CR), Italy

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Main contractors


What we believe

Our values


In everything we do, workplace safety is not only one of our values, but our top priority. At Petrucco, we commit ourselves every day to creating a safe and healthy environment for our workers, colleagues, and clients.


As the market leader for the Box Jacking and temporary bridges technologies, innovation is embedded in our company culture. With more than 40 years of experience and several patents, we created an uncontested market space.


We believe sustainability is the future of construction: a solution that improves the way people live and build. At Petrucco, we strive to operate responsibly in everything we do, to create a meaningful impact on society.
Where we work

Petrucco in the world

A thrust towards international markets has always been part of our DNA and led Petrucco to expand its global footprint in over 12 countries in the world, completing over 1750 projects.

To date, Petrucco has worked in Italy, Spain, the United States, Canada, Qatar, Portugal, Slovakia, Ireland, Norway, Estonia, and Lithuania.

The Petrucco Group consists of Petrucco Italia Srl, Petrucco SA, and Petrucco USA, with offices respectively based in Italy, Spain, and the United States.