Austria

Gleinalm Tunnel: Second Bore broken through

After more than a year of tunnelling, the second bore of the 8320 m long Gleinalm Tunnel, the third longest road tunnel in Austria, was broken through in the middle of 2015. After the planned completion of lining work in autumn 2016, the east bore should be opened for traffic in 2017. As part of the improvement of the Pyhrn Autobahn (A9), one of the largest current projects for Asfinag, the Bosruck Tunnel and Gleinalm Tunnel in the Klaus tunnel chain are each being provided with a second bore; in the next five years, the Austrian autobahn operator will invest 1.5 billion euros in their...

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