News Archives

Thursday, 30. November 2017

Flood protection in the Sarneraatal valley: Approval of tunnel subproject – construction works to start in March 2018

The subproject for the flood water discharge tunnel (east) has been officially approved. Subsidisation by federal government has been agreed and makes...

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Monday, 31. October 2016

Hydro 2016

The International Conference and Exhibition for Hydropower took place from 10th to 12th October 2016, in Montreux, Switzerland. Over three days,...

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Thursday, 1. September 2016

Final breakthrough in the Vispertal Tunnel

On 22nd August 2016, excavation of the northern tube of the Visp tunnel was at last celebrated as the final section of the breakthrough. The two...

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Monday, 29. August 2016

Forum EPFL 2016

The EPFL Forum will be held from 10th – 14th October in Lausanne. We look forward to welcoming you to our stand on Thursday 13th October 2016, where...

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Monday, 20. June 2016

Talk at the INTERPRAEVENT 2016 congress on natural hazards in Lucerne

The international natural hazards congress, INTERPRAEVENT 2016, was held from 30th May to 2nd June 2016 in Lucerne under the slogan “Living with...

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Thursday, 19. May 2016

Breakthrough in the Giessbach safety tunnel

The breakthrough in the Giessbach tunnel safety gallery was finally accomplished after a delay of almost one year. After the TBM entered an area with...

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Friday, 22. April 2016

Breakthrough in the Visp valley tunnel

The breakthrough in Branch III of the Visp valley tunnel into the flyover tunnel was celebrated on 8th April 2016. The excavation work for the branch...

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Tuesday, 1. March 2016

Partial overhaul of the operating and safety equipment in the Simmenfluh tunnel

The National Road Maintenance Planning working group (or UPlaNS for short) is planning the redevelopment of the Rubigen – Thun – Spiez / Wimmis...

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Friday, 15. January 2016

Thermal portal in Göschenen

The Swiss Federal Roads Authority (FEDRO) has been operating a thermal portal since 2013 on the south side of the Gotthard Road Tunnel which enables...

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