Type of work

Tunnels

Bracons Tunnel

Spain

Description

The Bracons tunnel is located on the Torrello - La Vall section d’en Bas of the new Vic - Olot road (Barcelona). Has a total length of 4.57 kilometers. The construction method employed was the New Austrian Method (NATM), digging the tunnel to full section and using seven types of support. 

Highlights

The construction of this infrastructure was of paramount importance for the Vic - Olot road, reducing the time taken to travel between the two communities by half.