Germany

Scheibengipfel Tunnel: Completion by the End of 2016

The 1910 m long Scheibengipfel Tunnel is the key structure on the 3.1 km long Reutlingen bypass on the German federal main road B 312. The two-lane tunnel runs through the ridge of the Scheibengipfel, which stands in front of the Achalm mountain, the local landmark of Reutlingen.

Contractor Max Bögl GmbH & Co. KG started construction on the 83 million euro project in the middle of 2012. Excavation of the tunnel with a cross-section of 98 m² and the 1940 m long escape and rescue tunnel with a cross-section of 20 m² were completed by the middle of 2014, followed by the two-pass lining of the road...

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