Karavanke Tunnel work on Slovenian side on schedule

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Jesenice – Work on the second tube of the Karavanke Tunnel on the border with Austria is on schedule. Turkish Cengiz workers have already bored some 550 metres of what is a roughly 3.5-km tube on the Slovenian side. No major problems have been encountered since boring started last August and is expected to be completed in two years. Supervisor Andrej Štimulak from Slovenian company DRI told the press on Tuesday that 6-9 metres of the tunnel is bored a day, depending on geological conditions. Nevertheless, there are still some…

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