Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

High winds prevent steel tunnel lift

The lifting of the world's widest, corrugated steel rail tunnel was postponed due to high winds this weekend.
The first section of tunnel, supplied by Asset International, is 15.5m across. The total length will be more than 52m.Carmarthenshire County Council commissioned the project as part of its £6.8M Morfa to Berwick coastal link-road project.The link-road will pass over the main railway line linking London and South Wales. The corrugated steel rail tunnel, which forms the tunnel passes under the road and will accommodate the high speed rail traffic.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Please note comments made online may also be published in the print edition of New Civil Engineer. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.

Related Jobs