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Bell Common Tunnel

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Bell Common Tunnel
Location Map ( geo)
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From:  Near junction 26
To:  Near junction 27
Location
Bell Common
County
Essex
Highway Authority
Highways England
Opening Date
1984
Refurbished 2009
Additional Information
Tunnel Type:  Cut and cover
Length:  470m (1542 ft)
On road(s)
M25

The Bell Common Tunnel is cut and cover tunnel which takes the M25 motorway under Bell Common in Epping Forest. The tunnel is situated between junctions 26 and 27 of the motorway and is of similar construction to the Holmesdale Tunnel and Hatfield Tunnel.

The tunnel opened in January 1984 (at the same time as the Holmesdale Tunnel). A major refurbishment scheme occurred in 2009.



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