New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Tunnels & Tunnelling International TBM shield lowered for Regional Connector <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5648122/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>US - The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) held a naming and lowering ceremony for the TBM that will dig twin 1.1-mile (1.7km) rail tunnels for the Regional Connector Transit Project on October 19. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:11:05 GMT New to deliver Harding Memorial Lecture <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5646657/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Great Britain - Barry New is to deliver the Harding Memorial Lecture at 6pm on 19 January at the ICE in London. An associate for the Geotechnical Consulting Group, New has chosen to address tunnelling impact assessments for existing utility pipelines and tunnel assets. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:16:50 GMT Louisville scraps sewer basins for tunnels United States - The board members of Louisville, Kentucky's Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) unanimously agreed to move forward with a plan to replace three proposed sewer basins with a tunnel. Fri, 14 Oct 2016 06:54:55 GMT SR 99 TBM reaches halfway point United States - The TBM mining the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Tunnel passed beyond the halfway mark of a 9,270ft (2,825.5m) tunnel on September 30, the Washington State Department of Transportation announced October 3. Fri, 14 Oct 2016 06:47:00 GMT ADS breaks ground on Missouri plant United States - Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS), broke ground on new manufacturing facility in Harrisonville, Missouri, it announced on October 5. This will be the Company’s 62nd manufacturing plant, and its first in Missouri. Fri, 14 Oct 2016 06:45:03 GMT Ottawa River tunnel project secures funds Canada - Ottawa and Ontario officials announced October 11 that more than CAD 232M (USD 175.5M) in government funding will go to the Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel (CSST) project. Fri, 14 Oct 2016 06:42:59 GMT Queen Creek Tunnel installs LED lighting system United States – Phoenix’s Queen Creek Tunnel on US 60 is Arizona’s first tunnel to have a light-emitting diode (LED) lighting system, the Arizona Department of Transportation<br />announced October 7. Fri, 14 Oct 2016 04:07:42 GMT New York to improve its highway tunnels <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5031287/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Governor Andrew Cuomo announced October 5 a plan to update MTA’s Bridges and Tunnels, which includes colorful LED lights, flood resiliency measures and added security. Fri, 14 Oct 2016 04:04:00 GMT Calgary approves full downtown tunnel Canada – Calgary’s city council voted October 4 to build a tunnel under the Bow River for its proposed Green Line LRT. Fri, 14 Oct 2016 04:00:58 GMT Cowi’s UK businesses unite under parent brand Great Britain - Flint & Neil and Donaldson Associates will rebrand as Cowi, the Danish company announced. The change will come into effect on 1 January 2017. Mon, 10 Oct 2016 12:18:57 GMT