Piet Heintunnel

The Piet Heintunnel is part of the road link between Amsterdam Central Station and the A10-ring road and the new suburb IJburg on reclaimed land.
Tunnel component being submerged in water

Project description

The tunnel has a total length of 1.9 km and provides a road and rail connection between the eastern waterfront of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Ring road.

Scope of work

For the Belgium Construction Consortium CPHT TEC, through its partner Royal HaskoningDHV, prepared the winning tender design. After the contract was awarded to the Belgium JV, TEC partner Royal HaskoningDHV developed the detailed design for:

  • All tunnel structures
  • Two service buildings
  • Detailed analyses of all transport and immersion stages
  • Building pits for the approach and transition structures
  • Immersion trench
  • Temporary works including the transportation and immersion equipment

Also, the towing design, model tests, joint design, temporary pre-stressing design as well as the failure risk analysis for the transport were provided.

Project facts Piet Heintunnel

  • Client
    Combinatie Piet Hein Tunnel (CPHT), Belgium consortium comprising CFE, Besix, Dredging International, van Laere & de Meyer
  • Location
  • In co-operation
    TEC Parent Company Royal HaskoningDHV (de Weger)
  • Project duration
  • Country
  • Project phase
Hans de Wit - Managing Director / Senior Consultant

Hansde Wit

Managing Director / Senior Consultant