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Sydney Harbour Tunnel

The Sydney Harbour Tunnel connects the Warringah Freeway on the northern side of Sydney Harbour to the Cahill Expressway, south of the harbour. It includes a one kilometre section below the harbour constructed by the immersed tube method.

The Sydney Harbour Tunnel Company (SHTC) owns, operates and will maintain the Harbour Tunnel until August 2022 when it will be transferred to public ownership.

Phone: 131 865
Website: www.rms.nsw.gov.au

Fast facts

Opened: August 1992
Length: 2.7km
Connects: The Warringah Freeway and the Eastern Distributor.
Toll type: Time based toll, charged southbound only.
Toll payment: Electronic tag and NSW pass only.
Handback Date:
31 August 2022

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Sydney Harbour Tunnel

Sydney Harbour Tunnel
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