Daugava tunnel

The river Daugava divides the city of Riga into two parts, the west bank and the east bank.

Project description

The Daugava tunnel project is an 8 km highway link, starting at the east bank with an approach road of 2250 m with several junctions and connections to the existing road network, an immersed tunnel part with a length of approximately of 1300 m and an approach road on the west bank of the river of 4500 m, also with several connections and crossings with the existing road network. Both a concrete immersed tunnel as a steel shell tunnel was designed.

Scope of work

Design Engineer and Employer’s representative for all the aspects of the project during the feasibility phase and the tender preparation phase, including:

  • Quick scan of a high cable stayed bridge, bored tunnel and an immersed tunnel
  • Preliminary design
  • Basis of design
  • Employer’s requirements for the approach roads, tunnel civil structures, tunnel electrical and mechanical installations, definition drawings and quality system

Project facts Daugava tunnel

  • Client
    Riga City Council, Financial Department
  • Location
  • In co-operation
    Tebodin Latvia SIA and Juras Projects
  • Project duration
  • Country
  • Project phase
    Feasibility phase and tender design phase
Hans de Wit - Managing Director / Senior Consultant

Hansde Wit

Managing Director / Senior Consultant