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Trans-Andean Tunnel Between Argentina and Chile

Trans-Andean Tunnel Between Argentina and Chile

Thursday October 26, 2017

Trans-Andean Tunnel Between Argentina and Chile

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has recently approved loans to both Argentina and Chile for the construction of The Black water (Agua Negra) Tunnel that will connect the two countries cutting through the Andes Mountain range that separates them.

One of the principal reasons for the desire to build the tunnel and the subsequent loan comes from the fact that the Agua Negra Pass is essentially inaccessible from May to October due to weather. By eliminating this obstacle, the project aims to improve access to international markets (more…)