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Hindhead tunnel

Oglaend System supplied our customer Balfour Kilpatrick Limited with more than 22,000 metres of OE100 cable ladders and supports for the Hindhead Tunnel.

The 1.8-kilometre-long tunnel is the longest non-estuarial tunnel in the UK. This tunnel project was a part of the improvement of Highway A3 between London and Portsmouth in Surrey.

It is equipped with advanced safety systems such as; radar-based incident detection system, 104 CCTV cameras, communication systems, intelligent LED-lighting and high-quality ventilation. Every 100 metres there is a cross-passage and easily identifiable escape routes.  

Project details

Project

Hindhead tunnel

Type

Road Tunnel

Year

2009-2011

Country

United Kingdom

Operator

Highways England

End location

Surrey, UK

Customer

Balfour Kilpatrick Limited

Products delivered