Bundesstrasse 158

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Bundesstrasse 158 in Germany
Bundesstrasse 158
Course of the B 158
Basic data
Operator: GermanyGermany Federal Republic of Germany
Start of the street: Berlin
( 52 ° 31 ′  N , 13 ° 33 ′  E )
End of street: Angermünde
( 53 ° 0 ′  N , 14 ° 0 ′  E )
Overall length: 79.1 km

State :

Development condition: two-lane
Werftpfuhl Chausseehaus.jpg
Bundesstrasse 158 in Werftpfuhl
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Bundesstrasse 158a in Germany
Bundesstrasse 158
Basic data
Operator: GermanyGermany Federal Republic of Germany
Start of the street: Bad Freienwalde
( 52 ° 50 ′  N , 14 ° 4 ′  E )
End of street: Bad Freienwalde
( 52 ° 51 ′  N , 14 ° 7 ′  E )
Overall length: 4.3 km

State :

Development condition: two-lane
Hohenwutzen Grenz.jpg
Federal road 158a at
the Hohenwutzen / Osinów Dolny border crossing
Course of the road
State of Brandenburg
District of Märkisch-Oderland
crossing at Schiffmühle L 28B158 
Locality Bad Freienwalde OT Altglietzen
Locality Bad Freienwalde OT Hohenwutzen
EU border crossing Hohenwutzen (DE) - Osinów Dolny (PL)
Poland Continue on  DW124Zehden

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The national highway 158 (abbreviation: B 158 ) is a federal road in Berlin and Brandenburg . It leads from the B 1 / B 5 in Berlin-Biesdorf via Ahrensfelde , Werneuchen through the Barnim via Bad Freienwalde to Angermünde .



Today's federal highway 158 was built as one of the first highways in the province of Brandenburg at the beginning of the 19th century. The art route from Berlin to Werneuchen was completed in 1806, its continuation to Bad Freienwalde was completed in 1816 by French prisoners of war .

In 1903 the Saldern Bridge, which crossed the Oder near Hohenwutzen , was built. It replaced a chain ferry and was also used by the Freienwalde – Zehden railway between 1930 and 1945 before it was destroyed in the last days of the Second World War.

Previous routes and names

In the second numbering around 1937, the numbers 158 to 165 were assigned to the Reichsstraßen in Hinterpommern . The National Highway 158 was one of the longest imperial roads in northeastern Germany and led by Berlin-Weissensee way to Lauenburg in Pomerania . The road conditions between Berlin and Bad Freienwalde were classified as good in 1938, while the eastern road sections were classified as mediocre. In the course of the motorway construction, Blumberg was given a bypass in 1936.

In the GDR , trunk road  158 ended in Hohenwutzen and was called F 158. In the 1990s, the beginning of the connection, now known as Bundesstrasse 158 , was moved from Bundesstrasse 2 in Berlin-Weißensee to B 1 / B 5 in Berlin-Marzahn , in order to guide the traffic flows over the better developed Märkische Allee .


The Oder bridge near Hohenwutzen was blown up in April 1945 when the German Wehrmacht withdrew. Between 1952 and 1957 a new bridge over the Oder was built, which was only opened to German-Polish border traffic in 1993.

Ahrensfelde bypass / B 158n

Since the 1980s there have been considerations to lead the B 158 around the village of Ahrensfelde by means of a bypass. Due to the high traffic load in the rush hour, there are daily traffic jams within the local area Ahrensfelde, up to the motorway connection to the A 10 in the direction of Berlin on the Märkische Allee in the direction of Ahrensfelde. Different variants were discussed, but these were ruled out either for reasons of cost, traffic benefits or the burdens on residents.

A plan approval procedure was started in 2011 , during which variants were discussed. The preferred variant provides for a four-lane street that runs from Märkische Allee (at the level of the Ahrensfelde S-Bahn station ) over Klandorfer Straße along the state border between Berlin and Brandenburg, crosses Feldstraße and state roads L 311 and L 339 east of Ahrensfelde, meets the old B 158 again at the level of the Blumberg industrial estate and is led to the Hohenschönhausen junction using the old B 158. In the Klandorfer Straße section, the B 158n is to be routed in a 150 meter long trough structure with a lid. In 2015, the auditing committee of the German Bundestag criticized the project as too expensive and urged the trough / tunnel planning to be modified in favor of a level route of the B 158 with suitable noise barriers. The Federal Ministry of Transport later followed this view. In 2016, a financial requirement of 44.7 million euros was assumed for the trough variant. The state of Brandenburg considers the trough variant to be necessary.

According to the Senate Department for the Environment, Transport and Climate Protection of the State of Berlin, there is no need to change the planning:

"Neither the Ministry of Infrastructure and State Planning nor the Senate Department for the Environment, Transport and Climate Protection see the ground-level variant required by the Federal Parliament's Audit Committee and the Federal Ministry of Transport as being enforceable under planning law."

According to the Ministry of Infrastructure and State Planning of the State of Brandenburg, noise barriers up to ten meters high would be necessary, which would create a disproportionate fragmentation effect on the border with the State of Berlin. The plan approval process has been suspended since 2013 until further notice; reliable statements on the continuation of the plan approval process are currently (as of October 2016) not possible. As of 2015, 1.8 million euros have been spent on planning.

The Brandenburg Transport Minister Kathrin Schneider and the Berlin Transport Senator Regine Günther agreed in 2018 to bear the additional costs for the trough solution. Currently (as of September 2018) the capping limits are still being negotiated, according to Edgar Gaffry from the Brandenburg State Office for Roads at a traffic conference of the Chamber of Commerce on September 4, 2018 in Ahrensfelde. After the negotiations have been concluded, a new plan approval procedure is expected to take place.

The project is listed as an urgent requirement in the Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan 2030 .

On Friday, August 16, 2019, according to the Ministry of Infrastructure and Regional Planning of the State of Brandenburg, the financing agreement for the implementation of the trough solution was submitted to the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure for approval. At the same time it was announced that the State Road Administration had started updating the plans in autumn 2018 due to changed regulations. The effects on the environment must therefore be re-examined.

In the agreement between the federal government and the states of Berlin and Brandenburg as of July 12, 2018, costs of 54.892 million euros are assumed for the trough solution. The state of Brandenburg expects to be able to resume the plan approval procedure in mid-2020. It is unclear when the planning approval decision can be expected. The start of construction is therefore just as unclear.


date event
Aug 25, 1994 Application conference on the regional planning procedure (ROV)
Jan. 26, 2001 Initiation of the regional planning procedure by the joint state planning department
Apr 18, 2002 Completion of the ROV with regional planning assessment
Aug 5, 2002 Line confirmation in accordance with Section 16 of the Federal Trunk Road Act
until August 2009 Elaboration of the design documents including surveying, subsoil investigations, traffic investigations and other technical articles
Aug 18, 2009 Endorsement of the then Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development (BMVBS)
until August 2011 Preparation of the plan approval documents
Aug 1, 2011 Audit notification from the Federal Audit Office (BRH)
Sep 2 2011 Start of the planning approval procedure
Nov 8, 2011 End of the objection period for the plan approval procedure / hearing procedure
beginning 2013 Suspension of the plan approval procedure
March 27, 2015 Auditing committee of the German Bundestag speaks out against trough solution and in favor of ground-level planning
2018 Agreement on assumption of additional costs for trough solution by the states of Berlin and Brandenburg
16 Aug 2019 Financing agreement will be submitted to the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure
Jan. 3, 2020 Financing contract for a trough solution has been legally signed by the states of Berlin and Brandenburg
anticipated Mid 2020 Resumption of the plan approval procedure
anticipated 2022 Completion of the planning approval process
anticipated from the end of 2024 Expected start of first measures


Coming from Berlin, the B 158 crosses the Berliner Ring in Ahrensfelde ( A 10 , junction 2 Berlin-Hohenschönhausen ). Behind Ahrensfelde and Werneuchen as communities in the closer interdependence area , the old Freienwalder Chaussee becomes one of the most beautiful old highways in Brandenburg. It runs parallel to the Wriezener Bahn until after Tiefensee . There it reaches the Prötzel forest , one of the largest and most varied closed Brandenburg forest areas, a core part of Oberbarnim . To the right of the road is the Gamengrund described by Theodor Fontane , an Ice Age gully which, as a geotope, cuts through the Barnim plateau in a north-south direction with a long chain of narrow channel lakes . These include the Gamensee near Tiefensee and north of it the Mittelsee . At the end of the middle lake, the road crosses the Gamengrund near Leuenberg in an east-west direction and through the Freienwalder Forest reaches the town of Bad Freienwalde. It crosses federal highway 167 . From Bad Freienwalde, the B 158 continues to the northeast in the direction of Hohenwutzen. The course of the B 158 was changed in 2005 by upgrading an existing state road. After the village of Schiffmühle, the B 158 turns north and leads around via Oderberg and Parstein to Angermünde. It ends at the intersection with the B 2 and the B 198 . The piece up to the Hohenwutzen border crossing has since been called the B 158a.

In the northeastern part of the federal highway 158 crosses the Old Oder and the Oder .

Monument protection

Some of the facilities and ancillary facilities on the historic street are listed , for example the Chausseehaus in the Werftpfuhl district of Werneuchen as a former checkpoint. The old milestones as round base stones such as in Seefeld or in Werneuchen (at kilometer 35.6) are under protection. The same applies to old signposts, such as the one at kilometer 29.5 in Tiefensee.


Between Bad Freienwalde and Angermünde, the B 158 is part of the Märkische Eiszeitstraße .

A scenic route is north from Werneuchen to Bad Freienwalde through the wooded, Ice Age landscape of the Gamengrund.

See also

Web links

Commons : Bundesstrasse 158  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. expanded to six lanes in Berlin
  2. The local chronicle of the community Ahrensfelde: Chronicle of the community Ahrensfelde and its districts. (PDF) The mayor of the municipality of Ahrensfelde, January 1, 2007, accessed on August 20, 2017 .
  3. Birgitt Eltzel: bypass for Ahrensfelde remains controversial / residents want to complain: The favorite route is too expensive . In: Berliner Zeitung . Berlin October 15, 2004 ( berliner-zeitung.de [accessed August 20, 2017]).
  4. ^ Kai-Uwe Krakau: Sand in the gears . In: Märkische Oderzeitung . April 19, 2016 ( moz.de [accessed August 22, 2017]).
  5. ^ Kai-Uwe Krakau: Black Peter for Potsdam . In: Märkische Oderzeitung . March 22, 2017 ( moz.de [accessed August 21, 2017]).
  6. a b Landtag Brandenburg: Answer of the state government to the small inquiry 2140: "Plan approval procedure / hearing procedure B 158n Ahrensfelde". (PDF) October 24, 2016, accessed August 20, 2017 .
  7. ^ A b Answer of the state government of the state of Brandenburg to the minor inquiry 769 of the 6th Brandenburg state parliament. (PDF) July 27, 2015, accessed on August 22, 2017 .
  8. ^ Kerstin Ewald: Agreement to bypass Ahrensfelde . Ed .: Märkische Oderzeitung, Barnim-Echo. Märkisches Medienhaus GmbH & Co. KG, Frankfurt (Oder) September 7, 2018, p. 16 .
  9. a b Press release: B 158: Planning for bypass Ahrensfelde is updated - Financing agreement with the federal government. Ministry of Infrastructure and Planning of the State of Brandenburg, August 16, 2019, accessed on August 22, 2019 .
  10. a b Landtag Brandenburg Drucksache 6/11594, answer of the state government to the small question no. 4572. (PDF) June 17, 2019, accessed on August 20, 2019 .
  11. B 158n: Ahrensfelde bypass (Märkische Allee - BAB A 10, AS Berlin Hohenschönhausen) planning | State Road Administration. Retrieved August 22, 2017 .
  12. Press release: Ahrensfelde bypass gets a green cover. Ministry of Infrastructure and Regional Planning of the State of Brandenburg, January 3, 2019, accessed on January 7, 2020 .
  13. a b Kai-Uwe Krakau: B158 bypass: Ahrensfelde has to hope until the end of 2024. In: Märkische Oderzeitung. Märkisches Medienhaus GmbH & Co. KG, January 17, 2020, accessed on January 22, 2020 .