Frejus tunnel to open both ways for heavy vehicles


PARIS, Aug 22 (Reuters) - The French government said on Monday that heavy traffic would be able to travel normally in both directions through the Frejus tunnel, a main road link between France and Italy, from Tuesday. The 13-km (8-mile) Alpine tunnel was shut after a blaze that killed two people on June 4. It was reopened earlier this month but vehicles weighing over 3.5 tonnes have had to alternate directions along the route. The French transport ministry said in a statement the ...

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