Readers ask: How Long Is The Tunnel On The M2 Hills Motorway?
- 1 How long is the new NorthConnex tunnel?
- 2 Is NorthConnex the longest tunnel?
- 3 How far underground is the NorthConnex tunnel?
- 4 Is the M2 the Lane Cove Tunnel?
- 5 Is NorthConnex free at the moment?
- 6 What is the longest tunnel in the world?
- 7 How do I pay NorthConnex toll?
- 8 How much does NorthConnex cost?
- 9 How many speed cameras are there in NorthConnex?
- 10 Can cars use NorthConnex?
- 11 Does the government own NorthConnex?
- 12 Is Lane Cove Tunnel closed?
How long is the new NorthConnex tunnel?
NorthConnex design The NorthConnex twin tunnels are around nine kilometres in length with two large 3.5 metre lanes with an additional break down lane in case of an incident or emergency. The tunnel generally follows the alignment of Pennant Hills Road but without the sharp corners and hills.
Is NorthConnex the longest tunnel?
NorthConnex is a nine kilometre twin tunnel that links the M1 Pacific Motorway at Wahroonga to the Hills M2 Motorway at West Pennant Hills in Sydney. It is one of Australia’s longest and deepest road tunnels.
How far underground is the NorthConnex tunnel?
A tunnel section of approx. 22 km had to be excavated for the main and access tunnels of the NorthConnex project. More than half of the tunnel is located at a depth of over 60m; the deepest part is approx. 90m deep.
Is the M2 the Lane Cove Tunnel?
The Lane Cove Tunnel is an A$1.1 billion, 3.6 km twin-tunnel tollway in Sydney, Australia, which connects the M2 Motorway at North Ryde with the Gore Hill Freeway at Artarmon. It is owned by toll road operator Transurban and forms part of the M2 and the 110 km Sydney Orbital Network.
Is NorthConnex free at the moment?
NorthConnex is an electronically tolled Motorway with no cash tollbooths. Linkt tags and passes can be used to pay for all your Australian toll road travel, including NorthConnex tolls. To pay for your travel, open an account or buy a pass. NorthConnex is an electronically tolled road with no cash toll booths.
What is the longest tunnel in the world?
The Gotthard Base Tunnel is the world’s longest and deepest tunnel. It runs under the Swiss alps between the towns of Erstfeld in the north and Bodio in the south. The tunnel is 57 km long and reaches a depth of 2,300 meters.
How do I pay NorthConnex toll?
NorthConnex is electronically tolled with no cash tollbooths. Linkt accounts and passes can be used to pay for NorthConnex tolls. To pay for your travel, open a Tag account, a Tagless account or buy a Sydney Pass.
How much does NorthConnex cost?
The 9-kilometre NorthConnex tunnel can carry up to 100,000 vehicles a day. Toll charges are $7.99 for cars and $23.97 for trucks.
How many speed cameras are there in NorthConnex?
Around 750 CCTV cameras in the tunnel, and 850 including approaching roads and facilities will be used to monitor traffic flows and coordinate incident response as efficiently as possible.
Can cars use NorthConnex?
Vehicles required to use NorthConnex (unless accessing a local destination via Pennant Hills Rd): Trucks or buses over 12.5m long. Trucks or buses over 2.8m clearance height. A Class 1 vehicle up to 2.5m wide; and 4.6m clearance height; and 25m long.
Does the government own NorthConnex?
NorthConnex is 50 per cent Transurban owned and under concession until 2048.
Is Lane Cove Tunnel closed?
There are currently no works planned Please visit Live Traffic for further updates.