Tunnel in Assen

The Stadsboulevard (Overcingellaan) crosses the beating heart of Assen (station area). A lot of traffic converges here. Trains, buses and taxis take thousands of people to and from the city every day. There are new opportunities in this area. The new station with the renovated station square will make it possible to involve the Assen-Oost residential area in this area and the center. This will also improve access to the station and the connection with buses and cyclists.

Commissioned by: BAM
Period: 2015
Photo by Ruben Albada Jelgersma

In the Station area project, the contractor works closely with NS and ProRail. They are therefore important stakeholders for the construction of the car tunnel. To facilitate growth, various developments are taking place within the FlorijnAs, which are connected via the Stadsboulevard. In order to absorb the expected traffic growth, part of the Stadsboulevard will be upgraded and a car tunnel with adapted infrastructure will be realized within this contract.

Geoconstruct has mainly engaged in:

  • Detailed design of the diaphragm walls of the car tunnel in the Overcingellaan, taking into account the construction pit for the bicycle cellar to be realized next to the tunnel
  • Determine the influence on an adjacent buildings