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Kempen North-South connection - Kasterlee-Geel
Civil Engineering
Road construction
Asphalt works
Concrete works
Integral projects
Willemen Infra
Antwerpen, Belgium
Agentschap Wegen en Verkeer
Temporary partnership
Aswebo, Kumpen, Jan De Nul
Construction period 
2 years 8 months
Start work 
End of work 
Project website

The Kempen North-South connection consisted of two partial projects:
- laying the N19g between Kasterlee and Geel
- Reconstruction of the Geel-West entrance and exit ramps

a. - Laying the N19g between Kasterlee and Geel
Parallel with the existing N19 between Kasterlee and Geel, a new road was laid for through traffic, consisting mainly of freight. This new road connects in the north with the existing N19g- N123 intersection in Kasterlee and in the south with the new intersection with the Geel ringroad.

With the new road intended only for through traffic, there are no connections with the existing roads crossing it. To permit continuing east-west traffic, a number of the existing roads run through tunnels under the N19g.

b. - Reconstruction of the Geel-West entrance and exit ramps
In the reconstruction process, the entrances and exits to the E313 with the adjacent intersections were combined into two large roundabouts, with through traffic between Geel and Westerlo passing by bridge over the northern roundabout.

A new bridge was built over the Albert Canal, taking into account the plans to widen the canal. The new bridge over the canal connects to the northern roundabout.

The intersection of the N19 with the Hertalseweg was also rebuilt.

Click on to access our our special look-back page, an attractive digital souvenir. On it you will find info and photos of the milestones of the North-South Kempen project, with a film in which we take you through the building of the flyover in less than a minute. The pictures come from the webcam on the Geel-West water tower. In this way we look back in time. Definitely worth it.

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9031 Drongen (Belgium)
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Willemen Infra came into being on 1 July 2018 as a result of the merger between Aswebo, Aannemingen Van Wellen and the infrastructure department of Kumpen and is a leading road builder and asphalt and concrete manufacturer.
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