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Cavico announces tunnel breakthrough at A Luoi hydro project in Vietnam

Cavico Corp. announced that its subsidiary, Cavico Bridge and Tunnel, has completely broken through the final section of tunnel at the A Luoi hydropower project.

At 8.7 miles long and 21.3 feet wide, the tunnel excavated by Cavico is considered the longest and most sophisticated tunnel to be constructed in Vietnam, a press release states.

The 170-MW A Luoi hydropower plant is located on the A Sap River in central Vietnam. The plant is owned by the Central Hydropower Joint Stock Co., a Vietnam-based company engaged in hydropower generation.

Recently, Cavico Corp. announced that its subsidiary, Cavico Hydropower, has broken through adit sub-tunnel No. 2 and has completed the construction of a 138 foot high surge shaft at the Song Giang 2 hydro project in Vietnam.

Cavico has excavated 4,367 feet of 8-foot-wide tunnels at the project.

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