Never before has a road tunnel reached this depth below sea level. Nearly two and a half years after the beginning of the excavation, have 4.4 kilometers of the total of 7.9 kilometers of the tunnel tubes been blasted out.
The interior finishing and road construction, which are executed parallel to the excavation work, are on schedule. Until now, also 2 kilometers of the asphalted road have been completed.
The first 500m of the inner shell and sealing (membrane) have been installed, and the first block of 200 m is final-shotcreted.