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Steel structure on Beethovenstraat for metro platform

Between 8 and 13 May 2022, we are working overnight on the viaduct underneath Beethovenstraat. We are installing a steel structure that will form the base for a metro platform. Between 22:00 and 06:00, we are closing the road to traffic in one direction as well as the pedestrian and cycle path.

Major logistical operation on North/South metro line platforms

From Saturday, 16 July until Friday 22 July, Line 52 (the North/South line) will not be running to and from Amsterdam Zuid station. During that time, we are doing construction work on two new, temporary metro platforms. This is a precision operation in an area the size of a postage stamp. So why are we doing it and how?

Construction work means southern carriageway of the A10 will be closed for 11 days

Between 22 July and 3 August, the A4 and the southern carriageway of the A10 towards Utrecht will be closed. There will also be fewer trains running during this period. During the 11-day period, we will be working on the foundations for the roof sections of the new Brittenpassage. Continue reading to find out exactly what we will we be doing.

Moving cables and pipes at Luchtvaartstraat

Work will be taking place on Overschiestraat/Luchtvaartstraat underpass (A10 West) until July 2022. This is the first of four locations where cables and pipelines are being relocated in preparation for the planned renovation of the motorway interchange at De Nieuwe Meer.

Dutch parliament and Amsterdam City Council notified of contract for renovation work at Amsterdam Zuid station

On 15 April 2022, the Dutch House of Representatives and Amsterdam city council were notified of an important step in the renovation of Amsterdam Zuid railway station: the awarding of the contract for phase 1 of the station renovation.

Plan for Art Bridge across De Boelegracht open for consultation

It has taken a while, but the plan for the new Art Bridge (‘De Kunstbrug’) across De Boelegracht is now open for consultation. A briefing for local residents about the design was held on 12 April 2022. Interested parties now have until 14 May 2022 to submit their opinions.

Summer disruption for Zuidas traffic and transport

Starting in mid-July 2022, major works will cause traffic and transport disruption in Zuidas. Metro line 52 will not run to Zuid station for a seven-day period. The A4 and A10 Zuid in the direction of Utrecht will be closed for 11 days. There will be a reduced train service. Below, we provide a summary of three weeks of work during the summer.

Rising construction costs put paid to Conservatorium

The Conservatorium van Amsterdam music academy will not be setting up an annex in the monumental buildings known as Kapel & Convict in Beatrixpark after all. Prices on the construction and energy markets have increased so explosively that the financial risks are too great.

Former British School makes way for housing

The former main building of the Amsterdam British School in Fred. Roeskestraat is being demolished. The school moved to new accommodation in Havenstraat last year. The location will now be used for social housing.

Largest social housing project in Zuidas starts

Construction work started on Stepstone on 1 April 2022. Boasting 216 rental apartments for first-timers, this is the largest social housing project so far in Zuidas. In the same neighbourhood, Kenniskwartier (Knowledge District), some 2,700 homes are being built in the years ahead.

Tram 25 set to stay in Strawinskylaan for now

For the time being, Tram 25 will continue to have its start and end stops in Strawinskylaan. Despite the original plan, the temporary tram terminus in Eduard van Beinumstraat will not be happening. Later this year, the platform will be widened and the crossing on Strawinskylaan improved.

Plenty to do in Zuidas on Open Tower Day 2022

On Saturday, 26 March 2022, 19 tall buildings across Amsterdam will be opening their doors to anyone interested in visiting them. Of course, Zuidas will be participating fully in this tenth edition of Open Tower Day.
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