The long-expected bypass in the Swabian town of Darmsheim will ensure an improved quality of life, since HGV traffic with approx. 23,000 vehicles will not pass through the town in future.
The approx. 2 km long „Stafelter Berg“ Tunnel, north of Luxembourg city is part of the new motorway section of ‚Route du Nord‘ and consists of two double-lane tubes. The tunnel drive was carried out conventionally and with the drill and blast method.
Due to an advantageous layout of tunnel portal and tunnel excavator is was possible to do without shunting bays and laborious shunting during the construction of the single-track railway tunnel.