Kijkduin-Houtrust route: safer and more orderly

The Kijkduin-Houtrust road is a busy route between Kijkduin and Scheveningen. This route will get a new design in the coming months. The road will get a more orderly structure. And it will become safer for pedestrians and cyclists.

The route goes from the Machiel Vrijenhoeklaan by the Kijkduinsestraat intersection, along the Sportlaan to the Segbroeklaan. Each day some 20,000 vehicles use this route.

The roadworks will cause traffic disruptions. Follow the diversion routes indicated on the electronic road signs. These are the fastest routes.

Adaptations

Animated film about Kijkduin-Houtrust route (in Dutch) Take a look at the most important changes and what the municipality is doing to ensure that the city remains accessible.

The following changes will be made:

  • The 2 lanes of traffic will be reduced to 1 lane in each direction. 
  • A number of intersections will be replaced by roundabouts.
  • An access road will be constructed between the Segbroeklaan and the De Savornin Lohmanlaan.
  • There will be free-standing cycle paths and better pedestrian crossings.
  • The sewer pipes under the Machiel Vrijenhoeklaan and the Sportlaan will be replaced.
  • The entire road will be repaved.

    The new design will make the road more orderly. Cyclists and pedestrians will get more space and it will become safer to cross the street. 

    Read more about the roadworks under Planning for Kijkduin-Houtrust route roadworks.

    Artist's impression of new design for Machiel Vrijenhoeklaan towards Kijkduin, roundabout at the intersection with the De Savornin Lohmanlaan
    Artist's impression of new design for Machiel Vrijenhoeklaan towards Kijkduin, roundabout at the intersection with the De Savornin Lohmanlaan

    End result

    Take a look at the end result for Kijkduinsestraat - De Savornin Lohmanlaan in PDF (1,44 MB)
    Take a look at the end result for Kijkduinsestraat - De Savornin Lohmanlaan in PDF (1,44 MB)
    Take a look at the end result for De Savornin Lohmanlaan - Kwartellaan (1,46 MB)
    Take a look at the end result for De Savornin Lohmanlaan - Kwartellaan (1,46 MB)
    Take a look at the end result for Kwartellaan - Houtrustweg in PDF (1,46 MB)
    Take a look at the end result for Kwartellaan - Houtrustweg in PDF (1,46 MB)
    For more information see www.kijkduinhoutrust.nl

    Published: 22 March 2018Modified: 23 March 2018