Brenner Tunnel Construction

Construction Brenner Base Tunnel may be delayed again

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The construction of the 64-kilometer-long Brenner Base Tunnel between Austria and Italy is in danger of being delayed again. According to reports in Austrian media, the agreement with a construction consortium for the construction of a 15-kilometer tunnel section has been canceled by the clients.

Unclear

The main cause for contract cancellation is “loss of confidence” after contractual performance and delivery obligations have not been met by contractors. One of the points of contention was the necessary strength of the external rings of the tunnel tube.

Due to the decision, the construction of this part of the tunnel must be re-issued. The Brenner Base Tunnel was to be opened in ten years. It is unclear when the tunnel will now be ready.

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Brenner Tunnel Construction

Construction Brenner Base Tunnel may be delayed again

BTT

The construction of the 64-kilometer-long Brenner Base Tunnel between Austria and Italy is in danger of being delayed again. According to reports in Austrian media, the agreement with a construction consortium for the construction of a 15-kilometer tunnel section has been canceled by the clients.

Unclear

The main cause for contract cancellation is “loss of confidence” after contractual performance and delivery obligations have not been met by contractors. One of the points of contention was the necessary strength of the external rings of the tunnel tube.

Due to the decision, the construction of this part of the tunnel must be re-issued. The Brenner Base Tunnel was to be opened in ten years. It is unclear when the tunnel will now be ready.

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Author: John Versleijen

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