Road Tunnels in The Netherlands
Edited by: Eugenio A. Merzagora
13th revision - August 2013
Tunnel Length (m) Date of
opening
Prov. Notes Length (m)

incl. access ramps

Road
Westerschelde 6 650 14.03.2003 ZEL Second tube: 6650 m. Subaquous tunnel (-65 m). Toll 7 025 N62
Roer 2 450 18.02.2008 LIM Second tube: 2450 m. Immersed tunnel under Roer river   A73
Landtunnel Schiedam 2 000 2015 ZHO Second tube: 1700 m   A4
Sijtwende 1 865 19.11.2003 ZHO Second tube: 1865 m. C&C 2 140 N14
Leidsche Rijn 1 650 28.01.2012 UTR Second tube: 1650 m   A2
Maastricht traverse 1 600 2016 LIM Second tube: 1600 m 2 300 A2
Hubertus 1 600 01.10.2008 ZJO Second tube: 1600 m. Subaquous tunnel, Northern edge road Den Haag.   N440
Piet Hein 1 492 25.04.1997 NHO Second tube: 1492 m. Immersed part: 1264 m. Under Amsterdam - Rhein Canal. Amsterdam. Parallel tramtunnel (line 26) opened in 2005 1 874 S114
Sluiskil 1 145 2015 ZEL Second tube: 1145 m. Under Gand.Terneuzen channel. -33 m. Works start: 08.08.2013 1 330 N61- N62
IJ 1 129 30.10.1968 NHO Second tube: 1039 m. Immersed tunnel, under IJ river (road sign: 1140 m) 1 685 S116
Maas 1 070 14.02.1940 ZHO Second tube: 1070 m. Immersed tunnel under Nieuwe Maas, town Rotterdam 1 373 S103
Thomassen (Caland) 1 066 18.06.2004 ZHO Second tube: 1066 m. Immersed tunnel under Caland canal (-22,6 m) 1 460 N15
Corpus den Hoorn 1 000 PRJ GRO     A7
Heinenoord 2 945 1999 ZHO Only for slow traffic. Immersed tunnel under Oude Maas. 1 325  
Benelux 2 (northbound) 902 11.05.2002 ZHO Shortest tube: 902 m (1967). Immersed tunnel under Nieuwe Maas (-24 m). 1 350 A4
Benelux (southbound)

795

05.06.1967

ZHO

Shortest tube: 795 m. Immersed tunnel under Nieuwe Maas

1 300

A4

Velser 768 28.09.1957 NHO Second tube: 768 m. Immersed tunnel under North Sea Canal 1 644 A22
Wijker 684 11.07.1996 NHO Second tube: 684 m. Immersed tunnel under North Sea Canal 1 389 A9
Konings 680 2000 ZHO Second tube: 680 m. Slipways: 150 m. Town Den Haag. C&C 1 080  
Schiphol 2 650 03.2000 NHO Second tube: 650 m. C&C under Schiphol runway. Two tubes for Lovensteinse rd. 747 A4
Heinenoord 614 14.11.1968 ZHO Second tube: 614 m. Immersed tunnel under Oude Maas. 1 064 A29
Coen 587 21.06.1966 NHO Second tube: 587 m. Immersed tunnel under North Sea Canal 1 283 A10
Coen 2 587 u.c. NHO Second tube: 587 m. Immersed tunnel under North Sea Canal (3+2 lanes)   A10
Drecht 569 1977 ZHO Other three tubes: 569 m. Immersed tunnel under Oude Maas 823 A16
Zeeburger 546 28.09.1990 NHO Second tube: 546 m. Immersed tunnel under Buiten-IJ 946 A10
Noord 540 01.05.1990 ZHO Second tube: 540 m. Immersed tunnel under Noord 1 270 A15
Schiphol 537 07.07.1966 NHO Second/Third/Fourth tubes: 537 m. C&C under Schipol runway. 660 A4
Botlek 507 1980 ZHO Second tube: 507 m. Immersed tunnel under Oude Maas 1 179 A15
Maas Blvd. 450 13.06.2003 LIM In Maastricht. Three tubes: one for transit (level-2), two for parking (level-1) 500  
Kil 406 1978 ZHO Second tube: 406 m. Immersed tunnel under Dordtsche Kil. Toll 901 N217
Swalmen 400 18.02.2008 LIM Second tube: 400 m   A73
Stationsplein 335   ZHO Town Leiden 505  
Vlake 327 1975 ZEL Second tube: 327 m. Immersed tunnel under South Beveland canal 774 A58
Grotiusplaats 250   ZHO     A12
ArenA 240 1996 NHO Town Amsterdam. Second tube: 240 m. Under Amsterdam ArenA Stadium   A58
Haringvliet 110   ZHO On Middelharnis interchange   A29
Ecoduct Driebergen/Austerlitz 110 u.c. UTR     A12
Woeste Hoeve Ww. 80 1990 GEL     A50
Boerskotten Ww. 50   OIJ     A1
H.Van de Veenecoduct (Kootwijk) Ww. 50 1989 GEL     A1
Terlet Ww. 50 1990 GEL     A50
Hoog Buurlo Ww. 50 06.09.2011 GEL     A1
Malietoren 50   ZHO     A12
Willems 40 05.2000 GEL Town Arnhem    
Vollenhoven 30   UTR Near Zeist   A28
Hoogeveen 30   DRE     A28
Taxibaan Schiphol 30 2003 NHO     A4

Legenda:
Red: under costruction
Pink: in project
Ww: Wildwissel, artificial tunnel (ecoduct)

 

Aqueducts Length (m) Date of
opening
Prov. Notes Length (m)

incl. access ramps

Road
De Vliet 205 12.2002 ZHO Second tube: 205 m. C&C under De Vliet 305 N14
Dampoort 150 05.02.2011 ZEL Immersed tunnel, -11.5 m 800 N57
Burgum 120 2015 FRI     N356
Midden Friesland 80 07.09.1992 FRI Second tube:80 m.   A32
Prinses Margriet 77 1978 FRI Second tube:77 m. Immersed under Pr.Margriet Canal. Near Uitwellingerga 938 A7
Galamadammen 73 07.11.2007 FRI Under Johan Friso Canal 469 N359
Gouwe 70 1981 ZHO Second tube: 70 m. C&C under Gouwe. Near Gouda 699 A12
Gaag 70 1998 ZHO Second tube: 70 m. C&C under Gaag 1 200 A4
Grouw 68 1992 FRI Second tube: 68 m. Immersed under Princess Margriet canal 960 A32
Langdeel 60 27.07.2007 FRI     N31
Alphen 50 1998 ZHO Second tube: 50 m. Immersed under Gouwe. Near Alphen aan den Rijn 868 N11
Geeuw 45 20.04.2008 FRI Second tube: m.Under Geeuw canal 750 A7
Jeltesloot 45 23.11.2007 FRI Under Jeltesloot 441 N354
Houkesloot 43 17.05.2003 FRI Second tube: 43 m. C&C with membrane under Houkesloot. Sneek east ring 520 N7
Lemmer 40 2015 FRI     N359
Ee (Woudsend) 37 14.09.2007 FRI Woudsend ring. Under Ee river 453 N354
Krabbersgat 36 04.2003 NHO Second tube: 36 m. C&C under lock in Krabbersgat 558 N302
Ringwaart Haarlammermeer 35 1958 ZHO Second tube: 35 m. C&C under Haarlemmerringvaart 393 A4
Harderwijk 24 2003 GEL Second tube: 24 m. C&C under Veluwe lak. Near Harderwijk 650 N302
Leppa (Akkrum) 18 01.10.1996 FRI Second tube: 18 m. C&C with membrane under Boorne 726 A32
Cortland 15 1981 ZHO Second tube: 15 m. C&C under Zuidplas polder canal 380 A20
             

Warm thanks to Andries Mussche, Martin Vink, Kees Jan Van Ginkel, Martin Roepius, Hans Godding, Ronald Heijmans, René Walhout, Jetse van der Roest

Legenda:
Red: under costruction
Pink: in project

Comments and questions to: Eugenio A. Merzagora


LEGENDA: Provinces in the Netherlands

 

Province

Main Town

DRE Drenthe Assen
FLE Flevoland Lelystad
FRI Friesland Leeuwarden
GEL Gelderland Arnhem
 
 

Province

Main Town

GRO Groningen Groningen
LIM Limburg Maastricht
BRB Brabant 's Hertogenbosch
NHO Noordholland Haarlem
 
 

Province

Main Town

OIJ Overijssel Zwolle
UTR Utrecht Utrecht
ZEL Zeeland Middelburg
ZHO Zuidholland Den Haag

Note: the dutch province of North-Brabant took the change to rename itself into "Provincie Brabant". The capital of Brabant is 's Hertogenbosch - Dutch administration has officially abolished the name "Den Bosch".

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