Chinese company Qingdao Conson Development has initiated construction work on the second Jiaozhou Bay tunnel, which is claimed to be the world’s longest underwater road tunnel.
Australia’s deepest road tunnel, NorthConnex, which burrows as deep as 90m at its lowest point, is set to open to motorists on Saturday 31 October after months of delays.
SICE has secured a contract from the Spanish Ministry of Infrastructure to remodel six tunnels of the Cantabrian Expressway (A-8) to increase safety.
The Government of India is reportedly planning 100km of tunnelling along the Line of Control (LoC) and Line of Actual Control (LAC), escalating tensions with neighbours China and Pakistan.
Danish planning company Femern has reportedly initiated the construction work on Fehmarnbelt Tunnel, which will connect Denmark and Germany.
The Government of India has reportedly started construction work for the all-weather 14.15km Zojila Tunnel that will connect Srinagar and Leh through Dras and Kargil.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the world’s highest-altitude tunnel, called Atal Tunnel, in Rohtang Pass in the state of Himachal Pradesh.
India’s Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is reportedly exploring the feasibility for the construction of a Shinku La tunnel between Ladakh and Lahaul.
The newly constructed Rohtang Tunnel built to connect Manali with Leh in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh is set to be opened on 3 October 2020.
The consortium of Renouveau La Fontaine has secured a C$1.14bn ($850m) contract to renovate the Louis Hippolyte Lafontaine Tunnel in Quebec, Canada.