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Tag Archives: Tunnel

Sela Tunnel Project: Overcoming the Impossible

Owing to the subduction phenomenon, tunnel construction in the Himalayan region is probably the most challenging construction activity in the field of civil engineering. Sela Tunnel Project is undeniably the most complex and difficult project being taken up in the nation today. Once completed the tunnel will offer the world the longest bi-lane tunnel at an altitude above 13,000ft; another ...

Asia’s first and longest bi-directional highway tunnel opened

The recently opened Chenani and Nashri tunnel will reduce the distance from 41kms to 10kms and thus save time by about two hours as well as fuel saving to the tune of Rs 27 lakh per day. The tunnel was thrown open for vehicular movement with its formal inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 2, is India’s largest ...

Mumbai Eastern Freeway tunnel nears completion

Lining and excavation work on the 580-meter long second tunnel at Anik on the Eastern Freeway in Mumbai is progressing fast and is expected to be completed by this December. After this the 4-lane tunnel will be provided with a drainage system, road surfacing, electrification and ventilation. The other tunnel at Anik was opened for traffic along with the inauguration ...

J&K to get two all-weather tunnels soon

The foundation stone was recently laid for the construction of a 6.5km long tunnel along National Highway1 (NH1) which connects Leh and Srinagar. The tunnel, which gets its name from a Z formation along its path, will help motorists to avoid harsh conditions such as snowfall and avalanches which currently force the closure of roads to vehicular traffic for about ...