River Vistula Tunnel, Port Link

Danzig, Poland
Danzig, Polen
The City of Gdańsk, represented by Gdańskie Inwestycje Komunalne Sp. z o.o
Project planner
Consortium Europrojekt Gdańsk S.A. / SSF Ingenieure AG
Total Length
1377,5 m
Planning period
2008 – 2011
Construction period
2011 – 2016
885,6 Mio. PLN
General planning
Above view
Above view
Works during construction
Works during construction
applied tubings
applied tubings
tunnel tube under construction
tunnel tube under construction

The road tunnelon the Słowackiego route takes vehicles under the river Vistula, linking theeastern part of the port with the western part on the level of the timber portand the banks of the river Vistula in the port of Gdańsk. The shield-tunnelledstructure was planned as a system of connected rings made of reinforcedconcrete, with the service buildings at either end. Both tunnels are connectedby 7 cross links. The river Vistula has a width of approx. 210 m and a depth ofapprox. 12 m at the point where the tunnel crosses.