The builders of the new lift have started pouring concrete in Oz.
The big bases at the top and bottom were poured at the end of last summer. Now they are constructing the bases for the pylons and starting to assemble the lift.
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The Allemont lift is making progress towards completion later this summer.
The lower installations are well on their way with the familiar shape of a lift taking place. The buildings in Allemont will be the largest part of the construction with the Car Park and ticket office.
There will also be the hangar for storing the gondolas out of season.
Elsewhere, the concrete is being poured for the bases of the pylons. This has needed a helicopter to deliver the wet concrete for pouring as the terrain is too steep for any vehicles.
The pylons themselves are being delivered at the base of the dam and will also be assembled with the help of the helicopter.
It will be interesting to see how the extra car parking affects the Car Parking in Oz.
More news later…