Formwork Technology

Self-propelled Formwork Car for Tunnel driven by Mining Means

Bypassing the centre of the town of Neckargemünd represents the most extensive project on a county road in the history of the Rhein-Neckar District – work has been in progress here since 1999. Coming from Rain-bach the K 4200 is intended to relieve the historic old part of Neckargemünd of traffic and transfer it to the B 45. The tunnel through the Hollmuthberg and beneath the Wiesenbacher Straße is the most sophisticated part-section for the ambitious road project in construction technical terms.

The tunnel is split up into a roughly 200 m section in the west driven by mining means and a...

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