Breakthrough of both tunnel tubes on the D3 Highway in Žilina

On Sunday, 27 August 2015 breakthrough and meeting of headings in the top headings in the North tunnel tube from the West portal and from the central portal took place.

By that both, i.e. North and South tunnel westward from the central pit, have been excavated. From commencement of the tunnelling in 2/2015 until 9/2015 3,100 m were driven. At the moment, the tunnelling proceeds from the central portal eastward and tunnelling from the East portal in the direction to the central portal will be started at the end of this week. In the top headings, ca. 1,300 m out of the total 4,400 m remain to be tunnelled.