Rotterdamsebaan: Tunnel Driving and Cross Passages

The second article about the Rotterdamsebaan project in The Hague continues from the publication in tunnel 1/2018 „The Rotterdamsebaan Project in The Hague“ and provides an overview of the further progress of the works, particularly the tunnelling works and the works on the cross passages.

Introduction

The € 272 million Rotterdamsebaan is currently under construction between the Ypenburg intersection and the Centrumring in the Dutch city The Hague. It is being built under a Design & Build contract and is due to be put into operation on 1 July 2020. In addition to two ramp structures and a 650 m long sunken road section passing beneath the motorway A4, an exit and the connecting curve from the A4 to the A13, two inner-city tunnels with segment linings, each 1.65 km long, also had to be built.

Short Overview of Bored Tunnel and

Cross Passages

As described in the introduction, from...

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