July '15 July '15

Rhine Crossing Cologne

Breakthrough Rhine Crossing Cologne!

On July 10th, 2015 at 5.30 p.m. the Rheinquerung from Cologne-Niehl to Cologne-Muelheim on behalf of RheinEnergie AG has been completed successfully.
The excavated tunnel is 645 meters long and is located between 8 and 12 meters below the river Rhine. The pipe jacking works were completed within 40 days. In the tunnel with 2.80 meters in diameter different media lines (district heating, gas, 110 kV etc.) will be installed in the upcoming months.