Austria

Brenner Base Tunnel: Exploring the Periadriatic Seam

As from late 2011 a roughly 2 km long tunnel is being driven to explore the largest Alpine fault zone, the Periadriatic Seam, as part of the 64 km long Brenner Base Tunnel project. It will take some 2 years to drive; exploratory drilling will be used to investigate the individual part-sections and drill+blast operations and the initial support are to be adapted correspondingly. Furthermore 2 assembly chambers for the tunnel boring machines will be excavated as well as a connecting tunnel for removing the excavated material during the construction phase via belt conveyors to Aicha. 11.5 km has...

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