History did you know… The magnitude of the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel job is well indicated by the following figures relative to the work performed and the quantities of materials used in the construction of the mile-long tube:
ICON's Slide Rail system can be utilized on excavations for: Large and small sewer line; Large water mains; Tunnel access pits or shafts; Tank installations
A major tunnel project must start with a comprehensive investigation of ground conditions by collecting samples from boreholes and by other geophysical techniques. An informed choice can then be made of machinery and methods for excavation and ground support, which will reduce the risk of encountering unforeseen ground conditions.
Trans-Planetary Subway Systems (Rand Corporation PDF)The first section of this page was written by Phil Schneider: Photo of United States Air Force tunnel boring machine at Little Skull
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Tunnels and underground excavations: Tunnels and underground excavations, horizontal underground passageway produced by excavation or occasionally by nature's action in dissolving a soluble rock.
Guidelines for managing the health and safety risks associated with excavation work
The project is current in phase 2 and is entering the third year of construction. The Virginia Avenue Tunnel currently has a single track that accommodates one train at a time.
A tunnel is an underground or underwater passage that is primarily horizontal. Relatively small-diameter ones carry utility lines or function as pipelines.
This stairway leads down into the tunnel complex beneath the Hotel zum Türken, and on to the Berghof tunnels. This tunnel system was actually merely a connecting tunnel between Bormann's system and Hitler's system.
The Otford Tunnel is the grand tunnel, of all the six disused rail tunnels in the Helensburgh and surrounds area. None of the other five existing tunnels have more written about them than the Otford Tunnel.
CALIFORNIA Los Angeles. Crenshaw/LAX / Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors This $1.278 billion project for the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), being built by a joint venture of Walsh and Shea, is an 8.5-mile light-rail line that will run between the Expo Line on Exposition Boulevard and the Metro Green Line.
La. DOTD seeks first P3 venture for Belle Chasse Tunnel and Bridge replacement
The Fort McHenry Tunnel is the 7,200-foot-long 8-lane tunnel complex that carries Interstate I-95 under Baltimore Harbor, in Baltimore, Maryland.
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The Chicago Tunnel Company built a 2 ft (610 mm) narrow gauge railway freight tunnel network under the downtown of the city of Chicago. This was regulated by the Interstate Commerce Commission as an interurban even though it operated entirely under central Chicago, did not carry passengers, and was entirely underground.
Antraquip roadheaders are powerful rock-cutting machines designed to excavate roadways and tunneling, including mining and railroad applications.
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Norfolk Dredging Company offers dredge services from excation to hydraulic dredging. Dredging companies for trench and tunnel excavation, backfill, haydraulic landfill, clamshell dredging and more.
Three times per year, TBM: Tunnel Business Magazine recaps the status of major tunneling projects underway in the United States and Canada. Below is the Tunnel Update that appeared in the February 2018 issue of the print edition.