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Minister Gewessler cancels the Lobau tunnel: Vienna’s mayor Ludwig misses an alternative

With her cancellation of the autobahn tunnel in the protected Lobau in Vienna, Minister Gewessler opposes the coalition partner ÖVP and the city of Vienna. The match will now start over.

The climate protection ministry, which is also responsible for large infrastructure projects, published the long-awaited evaluation of large road construction projects in Austria on Wednesday. Minister Leonore Gewessler (Greens) commissioned them the previous year and surprisingly ordered the state highway operator Asfinag to stop planning. Some decisions have already been made (see additional report on the right). Public interest focused on the Lobau tunnel, one of the most controversial projects. It’s about an 8.5-kilometer-long motorway tunnel, which is around 45 meters below the …

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Accessed on December 2nd, 2021 at 02:57 on https://www.sn.at/panorama/oesterreich/ministerin-gewessler-sagt-den-lobautunnel-ab-wiens-buergermeister-ludwig-vermisst-eine-alternative-113370088

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