More Japanese tunnels found to be similar to the Sasago

12/9/2012 | Japan Daily Press, The

Twelve more tunnels in Japan have ceiling structures similar to that of the Sasago Tunnel that collapsed on Dec. 2, according to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. The tunnels were constructed between 1967 and 2003. One of the structures built in 1971 contains 60 minor defects, including rusted fixtures and loose bolts.

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