The tunnel consists of two tunnel tubes, each 625 m long and 9,2 m wide. The tunnel is constructed of cast in-situ concrete. The tunnel is part of the connection between the densely populated and busy Nordhavnen area of Copenhagen and the Helsingør Highway, and will be connected to the future harbour tunnel extending under Copenhagens northern harbour.
Click here to see the spraytest of the TUNPROTEC® System within the Nordhavnsvejens Tunnel.
The City of Copenhagen and the project consultant, Rambøll, chose the TUNPROTEC® system due to:
- Tunnel situated in dense populated area with heavy traffic
- TUNPROTEC® offered significantly less consumption of water than conventional sprinkler systems
- TUNPROTEC® allowed for significantly smaller water reservoir and drainage system
- Tunnel Type: Roadtunnel
- Tunnel Length: Two tunneltubes of 625 m
- Tunnel Width: 9.2 m
- Tunnel Height: 5.7 m
- Installation Year: 2015