Ventilation systems tested inside new ‘world’s safest tunnel’


The new two-level SR 99 tunnel in Seattle, US, is expected to become one of the safest in the world. The tunnel’s state-of-the-art ventilation systems are now being tested to maximize safety for drivers in the event of an incident, such as a fire. The tunnel is expected to open later this year.

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