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Tunnel boring machine - Wikipedia

A tunnel boring machine (TBM), also known as a "mole", is a machine used to excavate tunnels with a circular cross section through a variety of soil and rock strata.They may also be used for microtunneling.

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Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk added one more entry to his over-achiever resume on Thursday: construction magnate. During a media event in a cavernous and exceedingly empty train station constructed in the mid-aughts but never used, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel formally announced that Musk's tunnel boring and mass transit company has won its ...

8 Massive Tunnels Being Built Right Now Under A City Near You

Until being halted by a steel wellwater casing, the tunnel boring machine (TBM) named Bertha was digging a two-mile tunnel for the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program, repairing a double-decker highway along the Seattle waterfront that was damaged in the 2001 earthquake.

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Come to find out these guys (MDC Water Co) are talking about making another tunnel connector heading north in 2020. Then another (by CT DOT) going under the Connecticut River making our bridges obsolete.

Bertha (tunnel boring machine) - Wikipedia

Bertha was a 57-foot-diameter (17.4 m) tunnel boring machine built specifically for the Washington State Department of Transportation's (WSDOT) Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement tunnel project in Seattle.

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The mouth of the tunnel is wide and dark, swallowing the light and all that breathes. Rubble is scattered along the train tracks, bordered by retaining walls covered in numerous layers of graffiti.

Alaskan Way Viaduct - Tunneling

The SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct, an elevated concrete structure built in the 1950s and vulnerable to earthquakes, is being replaced with a 1.7-mile tunnel running beneath downtown Seattle.

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VIDEO: A short history of how Seattle's tunnel finally got ...

The Seattle region has been growing so fast, there are now 400,000 more people here than in 2009, when we agreed to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel.

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EM: So, I don't know if people noticed it in the video, but there's no real limit to how many levels of tunnel you can have. You can go much further deep than you can go up.

Brenda the Boring Machine rededicated at Maple Leaf Portal ...

On Monday, April 28, the first of two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will carve the underground portion of the Northgate Link Extension was dedicated at Sound Transit's Maple Leaf Portal site.

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WSDOT received nine new maintenance vehicles over the summer. The vehicles will move into the new SR 99 tunnel after tunnel contractor Seattle Tunnel Partners completes all tunnel systems testing and turns the tunnel over to WSDOT.

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Plus: Volvo gets some lidar, Seattle's high-tech tunnel, and Boeing tries to make the future of flight a lot more fun.

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