A novel magnificence, insanely cussed and troublesome to beat – that’s how Martin Bornhöft describes the St. Pauli Elbtunnel. As mission supervisor, he’s liable for the renovation of the west tube. In doing so, he’s drawing on expertise gained in the course of the refurbishment of the east tube, which won’t be reopened till 2019.
Presently, the higher tunnel cross-section is being renovated. It will take about two years. After that, it is going to be the flip of the decrease part of the 426-metre-long tube.
The groups are working on this historic construction in line with historic fashions. That makes the mission distinctive.
For the primary time, a movie group was capable of take photos of the work within the west tube of this Hamburg landmark – to be seen on this episode of PORT IS WHAT WE DO.
Supply: Hamburg Port Authority