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Three JVs picked for BART extension
20 May, 2021
Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) has chosen three joint ventures (JV) to submit proposals for the estimated US$2bn track and tunnel work contract for the BART Silicon Valley Extension into Downtown San Jose and Santa Clara, California, US. The teams are:

Skanska Traylor Shea JV breaks through on LA Purple Line Extension
03 March, 2021
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has announced the recent breakthrough of TBM ‘Elsie’ – the first of two TBMs mining Section 1 of the US$9.3bn Los Angeles Purple Line Extension project.

Traylor-Shea to design and build RiverRenew tunnel system
20 November, 2020
US-based AlexRenew – the public utility for water renewal in Alexandria, Virginia – has awarded a US$454.4m contract to Traylor-Shea Joint Venture to design and construct the RiverRenew Tunnel System Project.

Not going viral
23 October, 2020
Many feared the outbreak of Covid-19 would wreak havoc on the tunnelling sector so how has it fared during the coronavirus pandemic? Perhaps not as disastrously as feared. Julian Champkin investigates

Robbins TBM and conveyor duo complete Ohio River Tunnel
16 October, 2020
Despite a challenging geology, a 6.7m-diameter Robbins Main Beam TBM has achieved impressive advance rates on the 6.5km Ohio River wastewater storage tunnel below Louisville, Kentucky, US.

Momentum
23 December, 2019
The City of Los Angeles has seen several milestones this summer for its Purple Line extension, Nicole Robinson reports on the progress for each phase

Momentum
27 September, 2019
The City of Los Angeles has seen several milestones this summer for its Purple Line extension, Nicole Robinson reports on the progress for each phase

NYC DEP celebrates breakthrough on Delaware Bypass project
19 August, 2019
New York – New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) commissioner Vincent Sapienza and crews celebrated the TBM breakthrough at shaft 6B on the Delaware Aqueduct Bypass tunnel project.

Gap year
01 March, 2019
Tunnelling begins this year for the City of Louisville. Nicole Robinson reports on the Waterway Protection Tunnel

Good neighbor
04 July, 2018
Paola De Pascali spoke with Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors about the challenges of the Metro Crenshaw/LAX Line in Los Angeles

Good neighbour
24 May, 2018
Paola De Pascali spoke with Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors about the challenges of the Metro Crenshaw/LAX Line in Los Angeles

Drive time
26 March, 2018
The TBM mining twin tunnels for the Regional Connector project in Los Angeles makes its final breakthrough, Nicole Robinson reports

Construction starts on Delaware Aqueduct Bypass tunnel
12 September, 2017
USA – The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) held a ceremony on September 8 to mark the start of tunnelling for the Delaware Aqueduct Bypass Tunnel.

TBM completes second tunnel for Crenshaw/LAX Line
10 April, 2017
The Los Angeles Country Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) announced April 6 the TBM mining the Crenshaw/LAX tunnels arrived at the Leimert Park Station, thereby completing the second of the project’s twin rail tunnels on the underground section of the 8.5-mile (13.6km) line.

Marathon machine
10 January, 2017
Only one TBM is excavating the whole of the 45km DigIndy tunnel system. Robbins technical writer, Desiree Willis, explains how this refurbished machine will be up to the task and what it means for future projects of this size

Second Avenue Subway starts service
04 January, 2017
US - A century of planning and construction reached completion on January 1 as passengers took the first rides on New York’s Second Avenue Subway.

Election year
31 October, 2016
Tunnel work in the US has seen support from voters in some local elections and possibly more this November. Nicole Robinson, editor of Tunnels and Tunnelling North America highlights tunnel projects across the country

Venerable TBM launches on White River Tunnel project
30 September, 2016
USA - A 6.2m-diameter Robbins TBM was launched by the Shea-Kiewit JV on the White River Tunnel project. The 8.5km drive through limestone and dolomitic rock is part of the DigIndy wastewater tunnels complex being constructed below Indianapolis. The parent project comprises 28km of tunnelling.

LA TBM reaches second station
25 August, 2016
US – The TBM mining the rail tunnels for the Crenshaw/LAX line in Los Angeles broke through the station box for Martin Luther King, Jr. Station, the Los Angeles Country Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) announced August 22.

Crenshaw/LAX TBM goes underground
15 March, 2016
California - The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced on March 3 a significant milestone occurred on the USD 2.058bn Crenshaw/LAX light rail line. The TBM was lowered in pieces to the bottom of the future Expo/Crenshaw Station.