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Ahmed Hamdi Tunnel

General Information

Completion: 1980
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Tunnel
Function / usage: Road tunnel

Location

Location: ,
Underneath of:
  • Suez Canal
Coordinates: 30° 5' 44.59" N    32° 33' 40.86" E
Coordinates: 30° 5' 8.56" N    32° 34' 31.96" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

tunnel length 1 500 m

Chronology

1992

Leaks in the tunnel due to the aggressiveness of the salt water in the canal, the tunnel is repaired while being kept open for traffic.

Notes

First direct road link between the African continent and the Sinai peninsula.

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Participants

Repairs (1992)
Contractor

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20013519
  • Date created
    27/09/2004
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014