Technical specifications

Scope of work

  • 2 double-lane tunnels
    each 1,490 m long
    internal diameter: 9.40 m
  • 2 ramp structures
  • 5 cross-passages

Construction method

  • TBM tunnelling using a Mixshield (slurry shield)
  • External diameter of TBM: 10.50 m
  • Reinforced concrete segmental lining

Geology
Silty fine sands to medium dense beach sands

General data

Project
Hubertus Tunnel
Road tunnel

Client
Gemeente Den Haag [Municipality of The Hague]
the Netherlands

Contractor
Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG
in a joint venture

Construction period
September 2004 to September 2008

Construction costs
€ 109 million

Utilisation
Infrastruktur
Type
Road Tunnel
Length
2 * 1,490 m
Construction Method
TBM tunneling using a Mixshield
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