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2nd Gotthard Tube: Access Shaft Contract Awarded

In mid-March 2021, the Swiss Federal Roads Office (FEDRO) has awarded the 86.6 million Swiss francs (78.5 million euros) contract to build a 4 km access shaft for the second Gotthard tube (Lot 243) to the “secondo tubo” joint venture between Implenia (leading), Webuild Group / csc and Frutiger. The northern access shaft will provide access to the “northern disruption zone”. Lot 243 also covers various preparatory logistics facilities for the main lot. These include several shafts and a large logistics cavern for an underground concrete plant, portal excavation for the second tunnel tube and...

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