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Amphibian Tunnels in West Germany

| Amphibian & Reptile Tunnels |

In the chart below are several of the different tunnels which have been constructed in Germany over the past several decades.

Location Description Tunnels Barriers Date built
Number Length Diameter
(cm)
Approx. Cost - US$ Length
~ m.
Height (cm)
TK 319.3 Diepholz district L356 PVC Tube 1 12 15 ? 200 ? 1980
TK 3220.4 Nienburg district K34 Circular concrete sections 1 12 30 1,250.00 (+750.00 for barrier) 87 45-50 May 1981
TK 3429.7 (?) Gifhorn district (Espen-Leu) ? 1 ? ? ? 300 ? ?
TK 3529.4 Gifhorn district K114 Stell tube under road, concrete tube under side track 1(+1 under side track) ? Tunnel under road: 42 30,800.00 (incl. Barriers) 200 50 Ca 1979
TK 3406.3 County of Bentheim district K14 Circular passage 1 ? ? ? Beginning of 1981 ? 30-40
TK 3815.2 Osnabruck district K216 Concrete tube 1 ? 30-40 Altogether ~ 4,563.00 ? 30-40 April 1982
TK 3816.1 Osnabruck district (Depenbrock) Concrete tube 1 ? 30-40   ? 30-40 April 1982
TK 3816.1 Osnabruck district (Sondermuhlen) Concrete tube 1 ? 30-40   ? 30-40 April 1982
TK 3730.4 Wolfenbuttel district L629 Circular concrete 2 (~ 11m apart) ~ 8.5 35-40 ~ 5,600.00 / / 1979
TK 3830.3 Wolfenbuttel district L513 Circular concrete sections 2 (100m apart) 8 35-40 ~ 5,600.00 200 ? Spring 1980
TK3928.2 Wolfenbuttel district K81 Circular concrete sections 2 (10m apart) ~ 8 35-40 ~ 5,600.00 650 ~ 50 1979
TK 4028.2 Goslar district K32 Circular concrete sections 2 (30m apart) ~ 7 32 ~ 3,025.00  /  . July 1980
TK 4324.2 Northeim district B241 Circular concrete sections 1 (+1 under side ttrack) 15 under road, 9 under track 50 under road, 35 under track 4,688.00 (incl. Barriers) 120 ~ 30 March 1979
TK 3828.2 Wolfenbuttel district (Aldersheim) Oval Brick Culverts 1 ~ 16 Height: ~ 120 width: 86 None / / /
TK 4122.2 Holzminden district Square concrete sections 1 ~ 9 54 None (barrier,1981: ~ 2,500.00) 500 ~ 40 /
The last 2 are presumably existant structures for water flow. A barrier was constructed with the final project on the list to enhance its' desirability to migrating amphibians.