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Groene Hart Tunnel

General Information

Beginning of works: 1999
Completion: 2009
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Tunnel
Function / usage: High-speed rail tunnel
Construction method: Slurry-shield machine

Location

Location: , ,
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Part of:
Coordinates: 52° 9' 37.19" N    4° 33' 27.23" E
Coordinates: 52° 5' 32.49" N    4° 33' 53.14" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 8 600 m
tunnel length 7 160 m
interior diameter 13.20
TBM total length 120 m
total weight 3 520 t
excavation diameter 14.87 m
length of shield 12.40 m
weight of shield 1 800 t
total power 9 540 kW
power at cutter head 3 500 kW
total thrust 19 × 2 × 485 = 18 430 t
torque at cutter head 136 000 kNm
cutter head speed 0 - 1.4 / min.
nominal flow rate 2 500 m³/h

Quantities

reinforcing steel 42 000 t
sheet piling 43 300 m²
walls in trench 84 900 m³
prefabricated piles 33 650 m
concrete for tunnel elements 211 900 m³
total excavated volume 1 950 000 m³
submerged concrete volume 141 300 m³
reinforced concrete volume 113 900 m³

Cost

cost of construction Dutch guilder 940 000 000

Materials

tunnel structure precast reinforced concrete

Chronology

Beginning of 1999

Invitation to tender.

17 December 1999

The contract is signed.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20004213
  • Date created
    06/07/2002
  • Last Update
    19/01/2015