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Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Groundbreaking Held

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel on Monday, Sept. 18, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The event was open to the public and drew more than 100 people.

Officials Celebrate Opening of Elizabeth River Tunnels P3 ...

A joint venture of Skanska, Kiewit Construction and Weeks Marine (SKW Constructors) on Sept. 19 celebrated the official completion, one year ahead of schedule, of the award-winning design-build phase of the Elizabeth River Tunnels (ERT) project.

Robbins Slurry TBM Ramps Up for Mumbai Metro Line 3

The first of two Robbins Slurry TBMs, a rebuilt 6.65 m (21.8 ft) diameter machine, passed its factory acceptance on Sept. 4, 2017, in Singapore. The machine is destined for the Mumbai Metro Line and will begin excavation in late 2017. 

Elizabeth Line Reaches Milestone with Completion of Track ...

A significant milestone was marked Sept. 14 with the official completion of the permanent track for the Elizabeth line – London’s newest railway. With the track fully laid, the £14.8 billion ($20 billion US) project has entered a new phase.

Amberg Engineering Assists in Stockholm Metro Project

Amberg Engineering is assisting Stockholm with the extension of its metro, the so-called Tunnelbana. Using BIM, Amberg enhanced its communication by making it more direct and clear.
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 Former NY MTA Exec Joins Hatch
Former NY MTA Exec Joins Hatch Hatch recently announced the addition of Elliot "Lee" Sander as Managing Director, Transportation and a Director of Hatch USA. Sander is the former executive director and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and the commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation.
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.