Switzerland

Val Pischöt Tunnel: all-year-round Traffic Link into the Samnaun

The Samnaunerstraße connects the Lower Engadine with the town of Samnaun in the Swiss canton of Graubünden (Grisons). Particularly at the current Val Pischöt gallery, the road no longer meets requirements regarding the width and geometry and also has to be closed in winter for several days at a time due to avalanches. The improvement of the road along a length of 510 m includes the construction of the 325 m long, two-lane Val Pischöt Tunnel with a carriageway width of 5.80 m, a clearance of 4.50 m, a gradient of 8.6 % and a cross fall of up to 5 %. The new tunnel will bypass the current...

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