The Gubrist tunnel must be closed on Thursday afternoon. The reason was a vehicle that had set fire to the tunnel. Cantonal police in Zurich confirmed the fire on request. No people were injured.
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The vehicle hit the tunnel tube towards St. Gallen. For safety reasons, the other tube was also blocked.
Shortly before. 18.30 the tube could be opened again in the direction of Bern. In the direction of St. Gallen is left lane closed until further notice. Long waiting times would be expected around the tunnel.
Traffic stop in front of Gubrist tunnel
# A1 – Bern -> St. Gallen – Gubrist tunnel tunnel closed, vehicle fire, lane for rescue vehicles forming
– TCS traffic A1 (@ TC trafficA1) February 21, 2019