November 15, 2009 - Construction of the road and railway route Adler - Krasnaya Polyana
Construction of the road and railway route Adler - Krasnaya Polyana. Tunnel complex #3: installation of tunnel boring machine.
The longest Tunnel system 3 is located between the 23rd and the 28th km of the combined road including the traffic tunnel, the railway tunnel and the service tunnel of over 4 km each.
All the three tunnels are planned to be constructed using the most innovative technology at present time Ц by means of tunnel boring machines. For this purpose three TBMs were purchased from Germany and Canada:
Herrenknecht 13210 HART (diameter 13,2 m) for the traffic tunnel construction (the tunnel length Ц 4034,8 m);
Lovat RME 243 DS (diameter 6,2 m) for the service tunnel;
Lovat RM 394 DS (diameter 10,2 m) for the railway tunnel - construction (the tunnel length Ц 4124,5 m construction (the tunnel length Ц 4055,2 m).
ItТs planned to construct the Tunnel system 3 between: 2nd quarter of 2009 Ц 2nd quarter of 2013.