A8 Soliwald tunnel
Within the scope of the “Bernese Oberland Tunnel Safety” programme, the Soliwald tunnel near Brienzwiler has been equipped with an escape gallery. Construction was initiated in spring 2019. The gallery was completed in the end of 2020.
The Soliwald tunnel has been equipped with an escape gallery. The gallery is approximately 200 metres long and leads from the middle of the tunnel to an exit portal. It is situated at the Aenderdorfgasse.
Construction work had started in spring 2019. The tunnel breaktrough took place in november 2019. The Gallery was put into operation at the end of 2020.
- Opening of the Soliwald tunnel: 6 July 1995
- Length: 560 metres
- Duration of construction of the escape gallery: 2019 to 2020
- Costs for construction of the escape gallery: Approx. 7.6 million Swiss francs