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Alameda metro tunnel excavation begins

The start of the tunnel's excavation in the Alameda.
The start of the tunnel's excavation in the Alameda. / SUR
  • Work will not affect pedestrians and businesses above ground

On Wednesday, the construction company, Sando-Acciona, began digging the tunnel in the Alameda Principal.

Once the tunnel is excavated, it will be roofed so that work can carry on underneath without affecting pedestrians and businesses above ground.

The roof will go on in December and allow the area either side to be resurfaced and pedestrianised.

The tunnel will be constructed with reinforced concrete slabs as will the station at Atarazanas.