THE HAMBURG WESTERN BELT. HAMBURG'S NEW ROAD UNDER THE ELBE RIVER
WESTLICHE UMGEHUNG HAMBURG. HAMBURGS NEUER WEG UNTER DER ELBE
The western belt of the city of Hamburg was opened on Jan. 10, 1975. Eleven of the twelve reports illustrating all stages of the new highway belt construction are subtitled: Hamburgs new passage under the Elbe river. 1) The Tunnel (Der Tunnel) (29 pp.): planning by state and federal agencies with dates and data. 2) The Site (Die Lage- 5 pp.): a map of the new highway route in 1:20 000. 3) Planning (Die Planung - 3 pp.): selection of routes, connections with Autobahn sections, crossing the Elbe river, harbor, Harburg hills, traffic projections, etc. 4) Surveying (Die Vermessung - 18 pp.): Autobahn sections, bridges and tunnels. 5) Tunnel construction (Der Tunnelbau 58 pp.) project design and construction planning? construction completion in 3 jobs; road surface, ramps, shoulders; engineering measurements; architectural design; restoration of the Elbe river banks; scheme of construction; number of workers, list of construction materials; completion of the interior and works equipment; tunnel control center and tunnel operation. 6) Civil engineering works (Die Ingenieurbauten - 14 pp.): bridges, elevated highways and ramps. 7) Drainage (Die Entwaesserung - 6 pp.): as preparation for construction. 8) Road construction (Der Strassenbau - 13 pp.): project design, project completion; landscaping, surface work, works equipment and acquisition of right of way. 9) Marine navigation (Die Nautik - 9 pp.): measures taken to insure safe and smooth river navigation during tunnel construction; tidal flow charts; navigation control station during special construction works. 10) Feeders (Die Zubringer - 6 pp.): feeder roads connecting with the new western belt. 11) Belt Section in Lower Saxony (Die Teilstrecke in Niedersachsen - 9 pp.): The state of Lower Saxony borders on the south of the city state of Hamburg. The western belt means better access from Hamburg (and Scandinavia) to areas south of the Elbe thereby increasing the use of recreational areas and possible industrial development; 12) The Bridge (Die Bruecke - 15 pp.): Hamburg's new passage across the Koehlbrand waterway in the Hamburg free port. This opens an important feeder road since it connects the free port's port's western and eastern parts and plays a vital part in Hamburg's role as a major European sea port.
- Contains 12 Volumes.
Hamburg State Publication DepartmentHamburg, Germany
- Publication Date: 1975
- Pagination: 179 p.
- TRT Terms: Beltways; Civil engineering; Drainage; Foreign; Highway planning; Road construction; Route choice; State government; Streets; Tunneling
- Old TRIS Terms: Collector distributor roads
- Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Bridges and other structures; Economics; Highways; Hydraulics and Hydrology; Society;
- Accession Number: 00072133
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Transportation Systems Center
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Apr 21 1976 12:00AM