Road Tunnels in Australia
Edited by: Eugenio A. Merzagora
8th revision - April 2010
Tunnel Length (m) Date of
opening
State Notes Road
Kuranda 7 000 PRJ QLD Atherton Tablelands from Cairns proposal  
Airport Link 5 250 2012 QLD Brisbane North Connection  
Clem Jones 4 800 16.03.2010 QLD Second tube: 4.800 m. Woolloongabba University-Bowen Hills (Brisbane). -60 m under Brisbane river M7
M5 East 3 950 09.12.2001 NSW Second tube: 3950 m. Sydney - Sydney airport M5
Inner Western Link 3 600 2015 QLD Brisbane  
Burnley 3 400 22.12.2000 VIC Melbourne city link. Opposite to Domain tunnel M1
Lane Cove 3 400 25.03.2007 NSW Connecting M2 to Gore Hill Freeway M2
Eastern Freeway extension 3 200 prj VIC Second tube: 3200 m. Actual tubes (2x1530 m) will be lenghtened M3
Sydney Harbour 2 280 31.08.1992 NSW Second tube: 2280 m. Immersed tunnel 1
Cross City 2 250 28.08.2005 NSW Second tube: 2250 m. Sydney  
Eastern Distributor 1 700 19.12.1999 NSW Two tubes in double Deck Configuration. Connection to Sydney Harbour 1
Northbridge (Graham Farmer) 1 600 24.04.2000 WA Second tube: 1600 m, Perth 8
Domain 1 600 16.04.2000 VIC Melbourne city link. Opposite to Burnley tunnel M1
Eastern Freeway 1 530 ? VIC Second tube: 1530 m M3
Port Hedland Harbour 1 037 1997   Finucane island. Immersed tunnel  
Marsh street Ramp 850 09.12.2001 NSW Ramp, M5 East, Sydney M5
Princes Highway Ramp 800 09.12.2001 NSW Ramp, M5 East, Sydney M5
Vulture Street 650 11.2001 QLD Brisbane / Bus transit  
Cooks river 550 09.12.2001 NSW Second tube: 550 m. Sub river tunnel near Sydney Airport M5
Mt. Barker 500 2001 SA Second tube: 500 m. Adelaide – Crafters. M1
Epping (Norfolk rd.) 460 26.05.1997 NSW Second tube: 460 m M2
ICB (Inner City Bypass) 460 21.09.2001 QLD Second tube: 460 m, three lanes each 3
Heysen 450 1999 SA Second tube: 450 m. Under Eagle on the Hill M1
Tugun bypass 460-270 PRJ QLD-NSW Under design  
Airport 400   NSW Second tube: 400 m M1
Moore Park 400   NSW Shortest tube: 300 m M1
Macquarie* 300   NSW Second tube: 300 m M1
Nundah bypass 270   QLD    
Buranda 200 2002 QLD Brisbane (busway?)  
Acton 150   ACT Second tube: 150 m. Parkes Way  
Cahill Expressway 150   NSW Only dir. Castlereagh M2
Harris Str. 150   NSW Second tube: 150 m M4
Pascoe Vale Rd. 150   VIC Second tube: 150 m M80
Cudgen Road 136 2001 NSW Yelgun-Chinderah Freeway M1
Gallery Rd. 125   NSW Second tube: 125 m M1
Cleveland Str. 100   NSW Second tube: 100 m M1
Naremburn 50   NSW Second tube: 50 m M1

Warm thanks to: David Hunter, Phil Martina, Shane Couch, Dione Turner, David Holt

Legenda:
Red: under costruction
Pink: in project
*: nickname

Roads and Traffic Authority, New South Wales

Perisher Blue Skitube

Comments and questions to: Eugenio A. Merzagora

 

Legenda: Car Plates in Australia / Targhe automobilistiche in Australia / Autokennzeichen aus Australia / Plaques d’immatriculation en Australia

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ACT Australian Capital Territory Canberra
NSW New South Wales Sydney
VIC Victoria Melbourne
QLD Queensland Brisbane
TAS Tasmania Hobart
SA South Australia Adelaide
NT Northern Territory Darwin
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