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Race to promote tunnel's launch

ROAD RACE Thousands of runners were expected to join a race today through the Hsuehshan Tunnel, which has recently sparked criticism from concerned academics

By Shelley Shan  /  STAFF REPORTER

Nineteen floods and 29 collapses occurred over the course of construction. Eleven people died while building the tunnel.

Tonnes of pure, underground water that had collected under Hsuehshan for millions of years was drained away during the 13 years of construction.

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