26 Jul '16, 10pm

Norway Ponders Floating Tunnel To Cross Fjords

Norway Ponders Floating Tunnel To Cross Fjords

There are practical considerations that remain to be resolved. Engineers are trying to decide how well a floating tunnel would handle turbulence on the surface of the water. They also don’t know how maintenance would be performed on the outside of a structure floating beneath the surface. What if a floating tunnel was struck by a submarine? Could drivers escape through interconnecting passageways to the parallel tube? As envisioned right now, the bridge could lose at least one supporting pontoon without collapsing.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2016/07/26/norway-ponders-floating-tunnel...

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