Austria

Bruck Expressway: The Kirchdorf and Kaltenbach tunnels

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After a construction period of nearly five years, the opening to traffic of the previously missing section of the S35 Bruck Expressway in late May, 2010, now for the first time permits an efficient, high-grade link between Styria‘s largest conurbations of Graz and Bruck, the Autobahn- und Schnell­stra­ßen-Finanzierungsgesellschaft (ASFINAG) consortium having invested 202.5 million euro in the project.

The centrepieces of the newly completed road are the two twin-bore tunnel systems at Kirchdorf (approx. 2.8 km) and Kaltenbach (approx. 1.1 km), which are equipped to conform to the very highest...

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