Tunneling in the Public Eye

Over the past few years it seems that tunneling projects are becoming increasingly visible in the public eye - and the trend is continuing.

Improving the Image of the Tunneling Industry

With the demand for tunnels high, it is imperative that the industry does what it can to improve its public image as well as strive to keep projects within budget and on schedule.

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.

A New Way Forward

It is interesting to see the history of the tunneling and the way the industry has evolved to address some of the challenges that are unique to underground construction. Through the years, the advent of the Differing Site Conditions clause, Geotechnical Baseline Reports and Dispute Review Boards have helped...

A Promising Future for Tunneling

We enter 2017 on a promising note for the tunneling market in North America with infrastructure a hot topic and tax payers supporting public transportation.

Is This the Golden Age of Tunneling?

Are we living through the Golden Age of Tunneling? The answer is yes, according to London-based physicist Laura Winkless.

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