Passage of the Lys

In Kortrijk, major infrastructure works have been carried out in recent years in order to adapt the Lys for modern shipping traffic. The route of the river in the city centre has been straightened, the waterway widened and four new bridges with a clearance of 7 metres have been built.

Herbosch-Kiere mainly carried out demolition works, earthworks, dredging and roadworks and built quay walls, fixed bridges (in concrete and metal) and one metal movable lift bridge.

  • Project name

    Passage of the Lys, Kortrijk
  • Location

  • Building period

    1997 - 2013
  • Total value

    +/- 34 M €