access tunnel

access tunnel

[′ak·ses ‚tən·əl]
(civil engineering)
A tunnel provided for an access road.
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The total estimated investment amounts to 728 million euros (VAT included), which includes actions at the station - such as the underground caisson and roads (290 million euros) and the architecture chapter (185 million euros) - which will be co-financed by the City Council , the Basque Government and Adif, and actions to be carried out in the access tunnel (253 million) that Adif will finance in its entirety.
A bus interchange will also be built connected to the station building via a new access tunnel under Warwick Road.
Reportedly, this project comprises of approximately 8,000 square metres of apartments on the waterfront, access tunnel to the Kronlob Island, a three-storey underground parking garage and approximately 25,000 square metres of residential and commercial buildings in six separate complexes on top of the underground parking garage.
4) Installation of a handrail on the south-west access tunnel to clearly indicate the pedestrian/ wheelchair walkway as already exists in the south-east tunnel.
The jury absolved supporters of any blame, and David Duckenfield, the police commander in charge at the match, admitted to the inquest he had lied about fans forcing a gate open, and acknowledged that his failure to close an access tunnel had directly caused the loss of lives.
The mine will use the block caving technique, which consists of four production levels, a main access tunnel, five air intake ramps, and two 11-m wide, 918-m deep exhausting ventilation shafts, among many other works.
GLEISION Colliery manager Malcolm Fyfield yesterday denied designing an access tunnel with water in mind.
Drift Tunnel ZX150-9W-2EYM, driven eastwards from access tunnel ZX150-20CM along vein V9W-2 on level 150m, intercepted 1.
com)-- Civil Engineering students at Stevens Institute of Technology are working on the design of a section of the East Side access tunnel which will bring more Long Island Rail Road trains into New York City.
Coroners from the state prosecutor's office said most of the victims died from burns in the explosion, which happened in a 2-km long access tunnel that drops to a depth of 150 metres.
Proposals for an access tunnel off Longbridge Lane to a new town centre have been thrown out by the council
Over the past six months Pike River staff and contractors have been working in two primary areas underground at pit-bottom, which is situated at the far end of the access tunnel.

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