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Tunnel Achievement Award Presented at Breakthroughs in Tun...

The 2017 Tunneling Achievement Award was officially presented to team members of the Blue Plains Tunnel at the 10th annual Breakthroughs in Tunneling Short Course, Aug. 14-16, in Chicago.

Akron to Host Public Welcoming Event for OCIT

The City of Akron and Akron Waterways Renewed! (AWR!) will be hosting a free “Rosie Digs Akron” kick-off event on Aug. 19.

Boyce Honored with Stephen D. Bechtel Pipeline Engineering...

Glenn M. Boyce, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, a Principal with McMillen Jacobs Associates, received the ASCE 2017 Stephen D. Bechtel Pipeline Engineering Award on Tuesday, Aug. 8, at the 2017 Utility Engineering & Surveying Institute’s Pipelines Conference.

Hudson Tunnel Project Seeking Private Sector Input, Issues...

The Gateway Program Development Corporation (GDC) has issued a Request for Information (RFI), seeking innovative ideas from private sector leaders to help inform planning for the procurement and delivery, including potential design, construction and financing solutions, of the Hudson Tunnel Project and the final section of the Hudson Yards Concrete Casing.

Herrenknecht Completes Final Double Breakthrough at the Em...

With the breakthrough of the last two Herrenknecht tunnel boring machines into the target pit in Oberhausen-Biefang on June 12, 2017, the tunnel and pipe jacking work for the Emscher sewer has been completed.
recent from Editor's Message A Big Break Through
A Big Break Through The SR 99 tunnel will replace the existing elevated highway that was in need of replacement in the wake of the Nisqually earthquake in 2001. By burying the highway and opening up the city core to the waterfront – the city’s most valuable asset – city planners have gone a long way toward improving the quality of life for the next 100 years or more.
recent from People Funkhouser Joins McMillen Jacobs Associates’ Columbus Office
Funkhouser Joins McMillen Jacobs Associates’ Columbus Office McMillen Jacobs Associates announced that Mark Funkhouser, PE, has joined the Columbus, Ohio, office, relocating from the firm’s Sydney, Australia, office.
recent from Technical Papers Groundwater: For Tunneling, It’s All about Control
Groundwater: For Tunneling, It’s All about Control Groundwater will go where it wants to go and will exert hydrostatic pressure at the most inconvenient locations. Effective groundwater control is, therefore, one of the key factors to a successful tunneling project.
recent from Product Showcase Normet Unveils New Equipment at WTC in Norway
Normet Unveils New Equipment at WTC in Norway Normet launched a new generation equipment offering at the International Tunnelling Association's World Tunnel Congress (WTC) 2017 exhibition this week in Bergen, Norway.