Hamburg: New Vehicle Entrance and Exit at Main Customs House

The contract embraced the widening of the existing vehicle entrance and exit to the courtyard at the main customs house to two lanes as well as the erection of two customs clearance containers and a new roof cover.
A new gatepost building with social facilities for male and female personnel also had to be constructed.
This entailed the following planning and construction phases:

  • Gatepost building
  • Roof structure
  • Clearance container
  • Outdoor facilities
  • Preparation of site


Industrial Engineering

Constructional Engineering


Dorsch International Consultants


Hanseatic Town of Hamburg, Department of River and Port Engineering

Project Activities

  • Basic concept for budget submission/construction (preliminary design)
  • Budget and implementation documents/construction for buildings, loadbearing structures and technical installations (plan approval and detailed design)
  • Preparation of, and assistance in, award of contract
  • Construction supervision


From 1990 to 1996