THE LONGEST ROAD TUNNEL

THIS ARTICLE BRIEFLY DESCRIBES METHODS AND MACHINERY IN USE IN THE DRILLING OF THE ST. GOTHARD TRANS-ALPINE ROAD TUNNEL FROM GOSCHENEN IN SWITZERLAND TO AIROLE IN ITALY. THE 16.3 KM TUNNEL, DUE TO OPEN BETWEEN 1978 AND 1979 WILL BE THE LONGEST IN EUROPE. /TRRL/

  • Publication Date: 1971

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 1004-8
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00219507
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 19 1974 12:00AM