335m well on the new route between Divača and Koper.
The construction contractor Yapi Merkezi has completed the breakthrough of the 335-meter-long Stepani tunnel on the new route, which will provide the second track on the route between Divača and the port of Koper in Slovenia.
Yapi Merkezi started working on the tunnel in September in a consortium led by Slovenian Kolektor CPG, which also includes Turkey’s Özaltin.
The state project company 2TDK concluded two contracts with the consortium for the construction of a new route worth 224.7 million euros and 403.6 million euros, respectively.
As part of the project, seven tunnels with a total length of 37 kilometers will be built by 2024, and the longest will be 6.7 kilometers long, the CPG Collector announced. In June, the first tunnel breakthrough on the route was carried out.
To monitor construction work on challenging terrain, Kolektor CPG has established an online platform that enables support for paperless reporting, electronic forms and communication between all project partners.
The goal is to ensure the acquisition of one central source of information and documentation to speed up processes and improve the transparency of workflows, activities and tasks. The platform allows all participants to access plans and 3D models at any time with a mobile phone or tablet.
Meanwhile, 2TDK received a single offer for the order to supply railway and tunnel systems for the Divača – Koper project.
The 198.5 million euro bid was submitted by the consortium of Železniško gradbeno podjetje, Kolektor Koling and YM Construction.
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