Calandtunnel installations

The extension of the A15 motorway to the so-called Maasvlakte crosses the Caland canal.
inside of the calland tunnel

Project description

For this crossing a tunnel will be build with a total length of 1500 m. The enclosed part of the tunnel is 1100 m. The section below the canal will be constructed with the immersed tunnel technique, with six elements of 115 m. The cross section comprises 2 motorway tubes with 3 lanes each. The tunnel is suited for the transport of dangerous goods (category I).

Scope of work

TEC was responsible for the integrated E&M design for the complete tunnel.

  • Functional and design requirements
  • Preliminary design and final design, including calculations, drawings and schemes
  • Risk analyses
  • Tender documents
  • Cost estimates
  • Review of contractors detailed design
  • Monitoring and construction supervision

Project facts Calandtunnel installations

  • Client
    Ministry of Transport and Public Works, Tunnel Engineering Department
  • Project duration
    1995 - 1998 Design and tender phase; 1998 - 2004 Construction
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Frederik Wagenaar - Expert Electrical & Mechanical systems


Expert Electrical & Mechanical systems