NYC DEP Announces Start of Tunneling for Delaware Aqueduct Repair

On Sept. 8, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) was joined by federal, state and local representatives, honored guests, and dozens of construction workers to mark the start of tunneling for the Delaware Aqueduct Bypass Tunnel – the largest repair project in the 175-year history of New York City’s drinking water supply.

CREG Wins Slurry TBM Contract in Shenzhen

On Aug. 29, CREG has been awarded a new contract for the supply of a 15.8-m OD slurry TBM. This TBM will be applied for Chunfeng Tunnel project in Shenzhen, China, and it will be the biggest slurry TBM ever made before by CREG.

Skanska-Strabag Team Breaks Through in Norway’s Ulriken Tunnel

Crews from the Skanska-Strabag team recently achieved breakthrough on the 7.7-km Ulriken Tunnel in Bergen, Norway, on August 29.

PSC Crane & Rigging Skids Boring Machine at Dugway Tunnel

PSC Crane & Rigging, headquartered in Piqua, Ohio, supplied a Hydra-Slide HT500 heavy track hydraulic skidding system and four newly acquired JS250 jacking load shoes to set up and assemble a 27-ft diameter boring machine at the Dugway Storage Tunnel for the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) in Cleveland, Ohio.

Elizabeth River Tunnels Opening Ceremony Planned for Sept. 15

Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne joins Elizabeth River Crossings (ERC) and SKW Constructors (the Skanska-led construction joint venture of Skanska, Kiewit Construction and Weeks Marine), will celebrate the completion of the design-build phase of the Elizabeth River Tunnels (ERT) project, spanning Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia, on Friday Sept. 15 at 11 am.

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