Subaqueous Road Tunnels, 2 000 m - 1 000 m Projects
Country Location Tunnel Length Date of opening Tubes x lanes Notes
USA East River, New York Queens Midtown 1 955 m 15.11.1940 2 x 2 Shield method (-26 m). Chief engineer: Ole Singstad
Japan Bay Shore Route Kawasaki Fairway 1 954 m 21.12.1994 2 x 3 9 x 130 m immersed
China Hong Kong Western Harbour Crossing 1 926 m 30.04.1997 2 x 3 12 x 113.5 m immersed
Norway Bremanger island Skatestraum 1 890 m 12.07.2002 1 x 2 (- 80 m)
China Heilongijang province Songhua river 1 852 m 2004 ?    
China Hong Kong Cross Harbour 1 848 m 08.1972 2 x 2 15 x (97 - 113 m) immersed
United Kingdom London Limehouse Link 1 800 m 17.05.1993 2 x 2  
Germany Near Rostock Warnow (?) 1 800 m 2003 ? 4 lanes 6 x 120 m immersed (-19.23 m)
Norway E10, Flakstad - Moskenes Nappstraum, Lofoten 1 776 m 11.07.1990 1 x 2 (-63 m)
USA Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Thimble Shoal 1 749 m 15.04.1964 1 x 2 Immersed (-27 m). Plans for a new and deeper 2 x 2 tunnel
Belgium Schelde river, Antwerp Waasland 1 733 m 1933 2 x 1 N49, city road
USA Boston Sumner 1 725 m 1934 1 x 2 Immersed. 2nd tube: Callahan (1961)
United Kingdom Thames, London Rotherhithe 1 705 m 12.06.1908 1 x 2 Shield
Korea Kwangan Beach Pusan 1 700 m   2 x 4 10 x 120 m immersed
USA Chesapeake Bay Chesapeake Channel 1 661 m
1 651 m
19.04.1999
15.04.1964
1 x 2
1 x 2
Immersed, south
Immersed, north
Norway Troms Kvalsund 1 650 m 1988 1 x 2 (- 56 m)
United Kingdom Newcastle Tyne 1 645 m 1967
25.02.2011
2 x  
Egypt Suez Canal Ahmed Hamdi 1 640 m   1 x 2  
Germany   Weser 1 640 m 2002? 2 x 2 (-32 m)
Japan Kobe Kou Minatojima 1 600 m 1999 2 levels x 2 520 m immersed (-22.73 m)
Australia Melbourne Domain 1 600 m 2000 1 x 2  
Greece   Preveza Actio 1 570 m 2002 2 x 2 6 x 130 m + 2 x 64,5 m immersed
Canada - USA Detroit River Detroit - Windsor 1 564 m 03.11.1930 1 x 2 9 x 75 m immersed (-22.8 m)
USA Boston Callahan 1 550 m 1961 1 x 2 Immersed. 1st tube: Sumner (1934)
The Netherlands Amsterdam Piet Hein 1 492 m 04.1997 2 x 2 8 x 160 m immersed
Vietnam Saigon River, Ho Chi Minh city Thu Thiem 1 490 m 2010 2 x 3 4 x 92.5 m immersed. 33 m wide
Japan   Kuko - Kita 1 487 m   2 x 3 Immersed
Belgium R2, Antwerp Beveren (Schelde) 1 475 m 1969 ? 1 x 2 700 m immersed part
United Kingdom Thames, Kent - Essex Dartford 1 436 m 18.11.1963 2 x 2 Shield. 2nd tube 1429 m (1980)
Turkey Istanbul Bosporous 1 400 m 2010 1 x 2 Immersed (-51 m)
Canada Montreal Louis Hippolyte Lafontaine 1 391 m 11.03.1967   Immersed
Belgium Schelde, Antwerp Liefkenshoek 1 374 m 1992 2 x 2 8 x 142 m immersed
United Kingdom Thames, London Blackwall 1 362 m 22.05.1897 1 x 2 Shield. 1st tube
Japan Bay Shore Route Tokyo Port 1 325 m 1974 2 x 3 9 x 115 m immersed
USA Norfolk, Portsmouth Midtown 2nd 1 278 m 06.09.1962   Immersed (-27 m)
China Zhujinang Zhujinang 1 239 m 08.01.1994 2 x 2 + metro 457 m immersed. 33 m wide
United Kingdom Thames, London Blackwall 1 201 m 02.08.1967 1 x 2 2nd tube (northbound)
USA Norfolk, Portsmouth Downtown 1st 1 162 m 04.03.1987   Immersed (-25 m). 1st tube: 1021 m (23.05.1952)
Japan Kawasaki kou kaitei   1 160 m   2 x 2 Immersed
USA Houston Ship Channel Washburn 1 147 m 1950 1 x 2 Immersed (-25 m)
The Netherlands IJ-river, Amsterdam IJ 1 129 m 1968 2 x 2 9 x 90 m immmersed
United Kingdom North Wales Conwy 1 089 m 1991 2 x 2 1st immersed tube in UK
USA Oakland Posey 1 080 m 1928   743 m immersed
The Netherlands Nieuwe Maas river, Rotterdam Maas 1 070 m 14.02.1942 2 x 2 9 x 62 m immmersed
The Netherlands N15 Caland canal Thomassen 1 066 m 18.06.2004 2 x 2 6 x 115 m immersed (-22.6 m)
China Changhong Yong river 1 054 m 2001   Immersed part: 395 m. Ningbo
China Zhejiang Yongjinang Cross River 1 020 m 08.08.1995 2 x 2 420 m immersed
Canada Welland canal, Thorold Townline (South Welland) 1 000 m 15.07.1972 2 lanes
3 tracks
Cut and cover. For cars and trains
Russia Kanonersky island Kanonersky 1 000 m 1983   Near St. Petersbourg

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Subaqueous road tunnels < 1 000 m

 

Subaqueous Road Tunnel Projects, 2 000 m - 1 000 m
Country Location Tunnel Length Date of opening Tubes x lanes Notes
Egypt Suez Canal   1 879 m ?   20 km south of Port-Said
Italy Genova "Tunnel di Genova" 1 830 m ? 2 x 3 930 m immersed (-22 m)
China Hong Kong Victoria Harbour 1 700 m ?   Immersed
Denmark Aalborg 3. Limfjord 1 040 m ?    
Italy   Tanaro 1 000 m 2005 2 x 2 Asti-Cuneo motorway

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