The Pyhrnautobahn ('Pyhrn Motorway') is an Autobahn (motorway), in Austria
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. It runs through Alps
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 by 2 two-lane tunnel
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s: the 5400 metres (17,716.5 ft) long Bosrucktunnel and the 8320 metres (27,296.6 ft) long Gleinalmtunnel. The longest tunnel on the motorway is the 10 kilometres (6 mi) long Plabutschtunnel
Plabutsch tunnel
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 under Graz
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 and its outskirts.

The last section of the highway was built in 2004. Some parts still have only a single roadway, including some tunnels.

The motorway south of the A2 interchange is a part of the Pan-European corridor Xa.

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