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DEP Retrieves Micro-tunnel Boring Machine from

2019-7-12  The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) this week retrieved a micro-tunnel boring machine from the waters of Schoharie Reservoir, marking another milestone for the $400 million program to upgrade infrastructure and improve

Tunnel Boring Machine for Delaware Welcome to

An Ohio company has recently completed the manufacture and testing of a $30 million tunnel boring machine that will be used to repair New York City’s Delaware Aqueduct, the world’s longest tunnel.

The 200-Ton Tunnel Boring Machine Buried Below

2017-2-9  Seli, the nickname for the tunnel boring machine that rests in Manhattan’s bedrock, was one of seven similar 200-ton machines that were used on the Second Avenue Subway, 7 Line Extension and East...

Control Engineering NYC Tunnel Boring

All told, 12.4 km of rock must be bored and all of the associated debris must be removed. The Robbins Co., Solon, Ohio, builds world-class tunnel-boring machines as well as conveyance and safety systems. Robbins was contracted to provide the tunnel boring,

Tunnel Boring Machine Named After Trailblazing

Tunnel Boring Machine Named After Trailblazing Engineer. The NYC Department of Environmental Protection protects public health and the environment by supplying clean drinking water, collecting

NYC DEP Announces the Start of Tunneling for $1

The next phase of construction for the bypass tunnel will begin next week when construction workers in Newburgh begin to lower the $30 million tunnel boring machine (TBM) into a subsurface chamber that is located 845 feet below the ground. The machine is currently being stored in 22 pieces.

New York City Tunnel No. 3 Water Technology

Tunnel boring machine technology should allow tunnel workers to excavate at an average of 50 feet a day at a diameter of 23 feet. New York’s City Tunnel No. 3 is one of the most complex and intricate engineering projects in the world. Constructed by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the tunnel will eventually

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$30 Million Tunnel-Boring Machine Will Fix Leaking

2018-1-24  On Monday night, a $30 million tunnel-boring machine, called Nora, embarked what will be a 20-month long endeavor to bore a 22-foot wide and 2.5-mile long tunnel

MTA Press Release MTA Headquarters Massive

2021-2-19  $10 Million, 200 Ton Equipment Will Dig Tunnel to Provide LIRR Access to Grand Central. The MTA's East Side Access project which brings Long Island Rail Road trains into Grand Central Terminal reached another milestone when a Tunnel Boring Machine

NYC DEP starts $1 billion tunneling project to repair

The tunnel will be driven by one of the world’s most advanced tunnel boring machines. The machine — which measures more than 470 feet long and weighs upwards of 2.7 million pounds — was dedicated in honor of Nora Stanton Blatch Deforest Barney, a noted suffragist and the first woman in the United States to earn a college degree in civil

NYC Completes Excavation of Third Water Tunnel

NYC Completes Excavation of Third Water TunnelMayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg turned off on 9th August, 2006 a tunnel boring machine and announced that the excavation of Stage 2, or the Manhattan leg, of City Water Tunnel No. 3 was complete. Stage 2 of the project is a 13.7 km water tunnel built since October 2003.

The New York City water supply system The Verge

2013-10-19  The boring machine creates a smoother tunnel through the ground than the drill and blast technique, meaning less concrete is necessary to create a cylindrical tube, as seen in this 2006 photo of

Eight miles of water: underground with Manhattan's

2013-10-19  The boring machine creates a smoother tunnel through the ground than the drill and blast technique, meaning less concrete is necessary to create a cylindrical tube, as seen in this 2006 photo of

Elon Musk Claims U.S. Approval for World’s Longest

2017-7-20  The machine, dubbed Nannie by the city’s water utility, had been used to dig a sewage overflow tunnel. At the time, Musk said his plan was to use an existing tunnel boring machine

The Two Methods of Subway Building LiveAbout

2018-7-3  Because the initial cost of constructing and lowering the tunnel boring machine into the ground is so great, it seems as though the "deep bore" method is conducive to the one-line-at-a-time-but-continual-expansion approach. Building several "deep bore" lines simultaneously requires several of the expensive machines, and a boring machine is a

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NYC DEP starts $1 billion tunneling project to repair

The tunnel will be driven by one of the world’s most advanced tunnel boring machines. The machine — which measures more than 470 feet long and weighs upwards of 2.7 million pounds — was dedicated in honor of Nora Stanton Blatch Deforest Barney, a noted suffragist and the first woman in the United States to earn a college degree in civil

NYC Completes Excavation of Third Water Tunnel

NYC Completes Excavation of Third Water TunnelMayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg turned off on 9th August, 2006 a tunnel boring machine and announced that the excavation of Stage 2, or the Manhattan leg, of City Water Tunnel No. 3 was complete. Stage 2 of the project is a 13.7 km water tunnel built since October 2003.

Break on through: New York City DEP completes

2019-8-16  The tunnel boring machine “Nora” measures 470 feet long and weighs upwards of 2.7 million pounds (DEP) More about the tunnel The Delaware Aqueduct Bypass Tunnel is the first tunnel built under the Hudson River since 1957, when the south tube of the Lincoln Tunnel was finished.

The New York City water supply system The Verge

2013-10-19  The boring machine creates a smoother tunnel through the ground than the drill and blast technique, meaning less concrete is necessary to create a cylindrical tube, as seen in this 2006 photo of

Eight miles of water: underground with Manhattan's

2013-10-19  The boring machine creates a smoother tunnel through the ground than the drill and blast technique, meaning less concrete is necessary to create a cylindrical tube, as seen in this 2006 photo of

The Most Expensive Mile of Subway Track on Earth

2017-12-28  A tunnel-boring machine being used on the Second Avenue subway project in 2010. As many as 25 workers are required to run the machines in New York, while the number is

Elon Musk Claims U.S. Approval for World’s Longest

2017-7-20  The machine, dubbed Nannie by the city’s water utility, had been used to dig a sewage overflow tunnel. At the time, Musk said his plan was to use an existing tunnel boring machine

The T Train: NYC Will Get Its First New Subway Line in

The tunnel-boring machine will cut through 50 feet of Manhatten shist (bedrock) a day.Start Previous: Two New Football Helmets Do Battle Against Concussions Next: 10 Best: Battle Cries — 'By the

The Two Methods of Subway Building LiveAbout

2018-7-3  Because the initial cost of constructing and lowering the tunnel boring machine into the ground is so great, it seems as though the "deep bore" method is conducive to the one-line-at-a-time-but-continual-expansion approach. Building several "deep bore" lines simultaneously requires several of the expensive machines, and a boring machine is a