Marine Works Operations and Environmental Considerations When Building the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel
Marine Works Operations and Environmental Considerations When Building the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel

The Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link connecting Scandinavia and continental Europe will most likely become a tunnel rather than a bridge, but how it will be dredged is still to be determined.

The Fehmarnbelt Tunnel: Regional Development Perspectives
The Fehmarnbelt Tunnel: Regional Development Perspectives

After almost 2 years of extensive study of conceptual designs, the plans for the "missing" transportation link across the Fehmarnbelt from Denmark to Germany are ready to proceed. The present-day ferry takes 45 minutes plus waiting time. The link will take 7 to 10 minutes.

The ├śresund Fixed Link: Dredging and Reclamation
The ├śresund Fixed Link: Dredging and Reclamation

To build the 16 km long bridge-tunnel link from Denmark to Sweden requires the dredging of extremely hard layers of limestone, often in extreme weather conditions, with strictly controlled spillage limitations.