Tunnelling in Germany:Statistics (2013/2014),Analysis and Outlook

For 35 years the STUVA has carried out a survey of tunnelling on Germany prompted by a corresponding request by the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association [1].

1 Tunnels under Construction

As in previous years, the STUVA also undertook a survey of current tunnelling projects in Germany at the turn of the year 2013/2014. The outcome is compiled in tabular form for the month of December 2013 and subsequently assessed. The table follows up its predecessors published for the years 1978 [2] to 2013 [3]. Only tunnels and drain/sewer structures which possess an accessible (walk-in or crawl-in) excavated cross-section, i.e. a clear minimum diameter of 1000 mm or, including the pipe wall, a minimum cross-section of roughly 1 m2, are listed. As in previous...

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