Underground Locomotive x 3 Model-XP12.5, Serial Number ME064767, ME064769, & ME064770, 12.5 ton, 6 cylinder,…
First segmentally lined TBM tunnel in 10 years for Bangkok’s Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA) requires sharp radius curve.
The Norris Cut Tunnel involved the construction of a mile-long, 10-ft diameter tunnel approximately 100 ft under a channel for a new sewer.
From stabilizing carrier pipes to refurbishing water lines and shaft backfill, cellular concrete is changing the tunneling industry.
On Sept. 28, Bangalore’s last tunnel boring machine (TBM) for the city’s metro rail project broke through, marking the end of TBM tunneling on the Namma Metro Phase 1.The Robbins-operated machine bored a 2,460-ft drive through challenging conditions between Chickpet and Majestic stations.
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) released a poll that found that half of registered voters say the nation’s infrastructure has gotten worse over the last five years, and a majority of voters said roads and bridges are in “extreme” need of repair.
The Dugway West Interceptor Relief Sewer (DWIRS) project in Cleveland included the first curved microtunneling drive completed in the Midwest.
To learn more about tunneling the important role that civil engineers play in tunneling, check out the infographic below created by the New Jersey Institute of Technology’s Masters in Civil Engineering Online degree program.
After a 10-year hiatus — and thanks to improved microtunneling technologies — the Burbrook Trunk Storm Sewer Project, officially wrapped in May 2016.