Hessian Mobility / Road and Traffic Management Department
have issued contracts to Marti for two interesting tunnel projects: the
Frankenhain Tunnel and the Küchen Tunnel.
This construction site is located in the Kassel Government
Region, Schwalm-Eder District, and is approximately 45 km from Kassel.
addition to the Küchen Tunnel, this contract includes another motorway tunnel
with two parallel tubes, each with a travelling length of 857 m and each
accommodating a dual carriageway. Both tubes will be interconnected with two
pedestrian cross-passages between them and another passageway that can handle
vehicles. As the tunnelling progresses, the sprayed concrete exterior shell will
be secured into the mountain rock with anchors. The interior shell will be
constructed throughout with a steel-reinforced concrete arch.
Work began in
January 2013 and will continue until June 2015.
The construction site is located approximately 30 km from
The contract includes a road tunnel with two parallel tubes, each
measuring 1.4 km long and each accommodating a dual carriageway. The tubes are
interconnected with five cross-passages. In terms of tunnelling techniques, rock
reinforcement is being done with an anchored exterior shell made of sprayed
concrete. The interior shell will be built throughout with a reinforced concrete
Work has already started and will last into 2015.
the owner and the partners in the construction consortium, Marti looks forward
to yet other exciting and challenging assignments.
Members of the Consortium
ARGE Tunnel Frankenhain / Küchen
Marti Tunnelbau AG,
Marti GmbH Deutschland,
Johann Bunte Bauunternehmung GmbH & Co. KG, Papenburg