The second bore for the Tauern Tunnel on the A10 motorway is 6,400 m long and was driven by mining means within 22 months. It was opened on April 30, 2010 following less than 4 years’ construction, The new tunnel bore possesses full cross ventilation and bright, reflecting walls as well as 7 bays and 26 cross-passages (set
250 m apart), 17 of which can
be negotiated on foot and 9
using vehicles. It is numbered among the most modern and safest tunnels in Austria
The extensive refurbishing work on the original bore started up at the same time – with renewal of the carriageway and the drainage...