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Rennsteig Tunnel

General Information

Official designation: 5315/06
Beginning of works: 1998
Completion: 5 July 2003
Duration of works: 57 months
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Tunnel
Function / usage: Road tunnel

Location

Location: , , ,
, , ,
For:
  • Autobahn A71
Part of:
Coordinates: 50° 40' 9.50" N    10° 41' 21.01" E
Coordinates: 50° 42' 44.65" N    10° 46' 35.64" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

tunnel section area 76 - 94 m²
on-axis distance between tubes 25 m
crossing tubes number 25
spacing ca. 300 m
eastern tube length 7 878 m
tube diameter 7.5 m
roadway / carriageway width 1 m + 2 × 3.75 m + 1 m = 9.50 m
western tube length 7 916 m

Quantities

concrete volume 300 000 m³
excavated material 1 350 000 m³

Cost

cost of construction ca. Euro 201 000 000

Chronology

5 July 2003

Inaugurated by Chancellor Gerhard Schröder.

7 July 2003

Opened to traffic.

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Participants

Owner
Client
Original design
Structural engineering
Architectural consulting
Checking engineering
Co-contractor
Construction supervision

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20000839
  • Date created
    20/07/2000
  • Last Update
    22/07/2014