Beyth Tunnels, Jerusalem

Owner
JTMT – Jerusalem Transportation Master Plan Team
Client
Amy Metom Engineers and Consultants
Cost
$30 million USD
Timeframe
June 2020 — ongoing
Services performed
Dr. Sauer & Partners provides design checking services for the detailed design.
Description
Beyth Interchange is part of the plan to connect Road 16 and Begin North Rd. The project includes two “Short Tunnels” - TU7 to connect to Begin North Rd, and TU22 to connect to the underground parking area.
Geology
The stratigraphy of Beyth Interchange comprises artificial engineering fill, marly limestone, and weathered to slightly weathered limestone.
Location
Jerusalem, Israel

Highlights

  • Tunnelling in urban area under active roads.
  • Adjacent to projects under construction.
  • Low cover and large span tunnels. (26m wide bifurcation junction).

Imaging of the bifurcation

Layout of the tunnels