Austria/Italy

Brenner Base Tunnel: Main Phase started

Phase III, the main construction phase of the Brenner Base Tunnel (BBT), currently the European Union’s /EU’s) most important transport infrastructural project, was started on April 18, 2011 in Innsbruck – in the presence of the EU transport commissioner and coordinator as well as government representatives from Austria, Italy and Germany and the heads of the 2 rail systems involved from Austria and Italy.

The construction costs are estimated at 7.45 b. euros (as of January 1, 2010) with 65 % of this total accounted for by the roughwork, 15 % for supporting, 15 % for management and 12.5 % for...

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