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Thames Tunnel spoil and Ebbsfleet quarries

Construction of the £130M Thames Tunnel (CTRL Contract 320) is already well advanced and is expected to be completed by August 2004. The project comprises twin 2.5km long bored tunnels (8.15m external diameter) running underneath the River Thames and two 300m cut and cover tunnels, one on either side of the river (Figure 5).

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