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Elbe road tunnel, Hamburg, Germany

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New Elbe road tunnel, Hamburg, Germany
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Yeoman Baumineralien were able to develop several solutions to meet the high standards expected in the construction project.

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Sector: Infrastructure
Client: Federal Ministry for Traffic, Building and House Building
Contractor: JV between Bilfinger and Berger, Dykerhoff and Widmann, Heitkamp, HochTief, Philipp Holzman, Wayss and Freytag and Ed. Z├╝blin AG
  • Exceeded the construction standards
  • Solution provider through precast concrete
  • Innovative solution to ensure quality product


A prestigious new tunnel under the River Elbe in Hamburg, required the production of precast concrete segments which exceeded German quality standards.


With a strict temperature tolerance, the aggregates had to be from a consistent source, quality and humidity. Yeoman Baumineralien were able to organise land next to their plant for the mobile precast plant, which included heated hoppers to store the aggregates at a constant temperature. This meant the material could be supplied on a continuous basis without the need for road transportation, reducing time, cost, carbon emissions and overall environmental impact.

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Elbe road tunnel, Hamburg, Germany

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