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Pawtucket Tunnel excavation completed 21 February, 2024
CBNA-Barletta joint venture CB3A has completed the excavation and lining of the 3.6km Pawtucket Tunnel in Rhode Island.
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Campaigners lose High Court bid to stop Stonehenge tunnel
Tuesday, February 20, 2024 Campaigners have lost a High Court challenge against the proposed Stonehenge road tunnel.
Strabag wins Eglinton Crosstown West Extension – Advance Tunnel 2 contract
Monday, February 19, 2024 Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have awarded a fixed-price contract of C$255m to Strabag to design, build and finance the second underground segment of the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension.
First heavy construction contract awarded for Hudson Tunnel
Monday, February 19, 2024 The Gateway Development Commission has awarded the Hudson River Ground Stabilisation (HRGS) Project to Weeks Marine, marking the first heavy construction contract for the Hudson Tunnel Project (HTP).
TBM makes good progress on Vishnugad-Pipalkoti Hydropower project
Monday, February 19, 2024 Hindustan Construction Co is making good progress on India’s Vishnugad-Pipalkoti Hydropower project, excavating 431m in January.
Hinkley Point C tunnels ready for connection to Bristol Channel
Friday, February 16, 2024 Hinkley Point C’s tunnels for water intake and outfall are ready to be connected to the Bristol Channel.
Two more sinkholes above HS2 Chiltern tunnel
Thursday, February 15, 2024 Two more sinkholes have formed above the HS2 tunnel in the Chilterns.
Cavern excavation completed for international neutrino research
Thursday, February 15, 2024 Excavation has been completed on three large caverns that will house the massive particle detectors for the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE).
BTS celebrates 50 years with limited edition book
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 The British Tunnelling Society is marking its 50-year history with a limited edition book celebrating tunnellers and tunnelling.
US DOT opens applications for low carbon concrete research
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 The US Department of Transportation (US DOT) has announced a US$5m funding opportunity for research into the use of steel slag in cement and concrete.
Stad Ship Tunnel investigation reveals encouraging results
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 Core drilling for the world’s first full-scale tunnel for ships has revealed positive results for rock quality.

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