"DETEC – Second Gotthard Road Tunnel – Switzerland - Project Profile" contains information on the scope of the project including project overview and location. The profile also details project ownership and funding, gives a full project description, as well as information on contracts, tendering and key project contacts.
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Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communication (DETEC) is undertaking the construction of a road tunnel in Switzerland.
The project involves the construction of a second road tunnel, roads, underpasses, noise barriers, exit ways, service stations, related facilities and the installation of lights and fire safety systems.
Swiss Federal Roads Office (FEDRO) has awarded the planning and design contract for the "FEDRO General and Detailed Design" phases of the second Gotthard road tunnel tube project to engineering consortium Ingenieurgemeinschaft Gottardo Due (IG G2).
Gruner AG is playing a leading role in this consortium along with Gähler und Partner AG and Rothpletz, Lienhard + Cie AG
CES Bauingenieur AG and Sciarini SA were appointed as civil engineers.
In September 2014, the project secured preliminary planning approvals from federal government.
In fourth quarter of 2015, public voting activities were commenced.
In February 2016, public consultation was completed, and local community approved the project plan.
In third quarter 2017, The project is to be presented to the Federal Council.
Planning activities are underway and construction work is scheduled to commence in 2020 and will be completed by 2027.
The project involves the construction of a second road tunnel between Uri Canton and Ticino through the Gotthard mountain range in central Switzerland.
The US$2,910 million project includes the following: