Caland tunnel installations

Project description

The extension of the A15 motorway to the so-called Maasvlakte crosses the Calandcanal. For this crossing a tunnel will be build with a total length of 1500 m. The enclosed part of the tunnel is 1100 m. The section below the canal will be constructed with the immersed tunnel technique, with six elements of 115 m. The cross section comprises 2 motorway tubes with 3 lanes each. The tunnel is suited for the transport of dangerous goods (category I).

Scope of work

  • Functional and design requirements
  • Preliminary design and final design, including calculations, drawings and schemes
  • Risk analyses
  • Tender documents
  • Cost estimates
  • Review of contractors detailed design
  • Monitoring and construction supervision
Specification sheet 2 page(s) - 232 kB


Ministry of Transport and Public Works, Tunnel Engineering Department

In co-operation with

Not applicable

Type of project

Technical Systems


The Netherlands



Project duration

1995 - 1998 Design and tender phase; 1998 - 2004 Construction

Project phase


Construction cost

€ 25.000.000,= Installations only (excl. VAT)

Consultancy fee

€ 3.000.000,= (excl. VAT)