Way beats free for the holiday traffic – Axenstrasse to stone re-open two rockfalls and rainfall have caused a blockage of the important road. Now, the authorities were able to give the all-clear.0 KommentareDie Axenstrasse is part of the A4 and connects on the right Bank of lake Lucerne, Brunnen with Flüelen. Photo: Keystone/Gaetan Bally
The Axenstrasse, in the Canton of Uri, is since Thursday lunch open again. This is the Federal roads office (Astra) announced. After a rockfall in the area Gumpisch the connection between Sisikon and Flüelen since Tuesday had been locked in the evening.
Because of the bad weather conditions of the area in the Gumpisch could be visited only on Thursday morning from the experts, such as the Astra wrote. Due to the assessment of the experts, the Axenstrasse was able to be opened again.
At the recent rockfall on the Axenstrasse tried-and-tested measures for the protection. (Archive photo)photo: Keystone
It was the second rockfall was within less than 24 hours after the Axenstrasse had to already be in the late Monday night temporarily blocked. At the recent rockfall on Tuesday night as a result of precipitation, nobody was hurt. The road infrastructure has remained intact.
at the beginning of may of this year, several hundred cubic metres of Material had gone on the Axenstrasse low. The Warninfrastruktur was damaged. In the framework of the project “Neue Axenstrasse” should also be the security increases. The entire project is currently blocked because of Objections.
The Axenstrasse is part of the A4 and connects on the right Bank of lake Lucerne, Brunnen with Flüelen. Guides you through the rockfall area “Gumpisch” between Flüelen and Sisikon.
(SDA / step)
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