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NYC tunnel-borer named for Cornell engineer, suffragist

Mar 30, 2017 · A tunnel-boring machine that will repair New York City's Delaware Aqueduct the world's longest tunnel has been named in honor of Nora Stanton Blatch Barney, a suffragist who became the first U.S. woman to earn a civil engineering degree when she graduated from Cornell in 1905.

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NYC's Delaware Aqueduct bypass project takes step forward

Dec 29, 2019 · After Nora, the $30 million tunnel boring machine, finished excavating the tunnel in August, Kiewit spent weeks removing it through the 35-foot wide shafts on either side of

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Tunnel machine, like woman it's named for, will be a trailblazer

Sep 08, 2017 · And NORA, a 470-feet long, 2.7-million pound tunnel boring machine, will be used to build the bypass, a "centerpiece" of the $1 billion repair project, said DEP Acting Commissioner Vincent Sapienza.

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Porta-Mole™ Underground Boring Machines are used to put pipe, cable or conduit under paved surfaces. Porta-Mole™ will bore 2" to 13" (5 to 33cm) in diameter and up to 200' (60m) in length in sand, clay and hard rock soil conditions. Porta-Mole™ also cleans Culvert Drains and Core Bores Curbs and Foundations. Used by Landscape Contractors, Cable Installers, Electrical Contractors

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Nora the borer completes bypass tunnel under Hudson River

Aug 15, 2019 · WAPPINGER — At precisely 651 a.m. Tuesday, the tunnel boring machine known as Nora completed her 20-month journey from Newburgh to Wappinger 600 feet beneath the Hudson River, leaving the

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Underground Boring Equipment

Porta-Mole™ Underground Boring Machines are used to put pipe, cable or conduit under paved surfaces. Porta-Mole™ will bore 2" to 13" (5 to 33cm) in diameter and up to 200' (60m) in length in sand, clay and hard rock soil conditions. Porta-Mole™ also cleans Culvert Drains and Core Bores Curbs and Foundations. Used by Landscape Contractors, Cable Installers, Electrical Contractors

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After Work Done, Drills Likely Will Be The New York Sun

Jan 18, 2007 · The six tunnel boring machines used to dig the Channel tunnel, or "Chunnel," a rail link between England and France, were left under the English Channel when the project was completed. Phase one of construction on the Second Avenue subway line, which will run between 96th and 63rd streets, will employ just one tunnel boring machine.

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Nora the borer completes bypass tunnel under Hudson River

Aug 15, 2019 · WAPPINGER — At precisely 651 a.m. Tuesday, the tunnel boring machine known as Nora completed her 20-month journey from Newburgh to

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MTA Press Release MTA Headquarters Tunnel Boring

Jul 25, 2012 · Seven Machines Have Dug 13 Miles of New Tunnels Under New York City The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that at 730 a.m. this past Monday, Molina, the tunnel boring machine digging the fourth of four East Side Access tunnels in Queens, came to a halt six feet underneath the LIRR Main Line in Long Island City

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Next Stop, Grand Central Terminal, as MTA Lowers Tunnel

Jun 12, 2007 · Yesterday, the MTA lowered the first of many parts of the Tunnel Boring Machine into the lower level of the 63rd Street tunnel as part of the MTA's East Side Access project.The lowering itself

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Tunnel Boring Machine Named After Trailblazing Engineer

Mar 28, 2017 · To commemorate her pioneering career, DEP has emblazoned "NORA" on the $30 million tunnel boring machine (TBM) that will be used to repair the Delaware Aqueduct, the world's longest tunnel.

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NYC DEP Names Tunnel Boring Machine After Trailblazing

Mar 31, 2017 · The $30 million tunnel boring machine that will be repairing a NYC aqueduct is now paying tribute to the first woman in the United States to earn a civil engineering degree and later went on to

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Microtunneling Bradshaw Construction Corporation

We have installed numerous raw water and cooling water intake lines requiring wet retrieval of our microtunnel boring machines in water up to 50' in depth. Bradshaw was an early adopter of the pilot tube microtunnel (PTMT)/guided bore method (GBM) and has completed 3,000'+ of 12" VCP pilot tube microtunneling and 5,000'+ of 36"-48

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Elon Musk's Boring Company Inches Closer to Making Hyperloop a Reality WIRED

It says eight to 16 tunnel boring machines could get the whole thing done in 15 to 23 months, depending on the company's ability to improve its tunnel boring tech. (Compare that

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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.

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NYC Watershed As the tunnel boring machine continues to

As the tunnel boring machine continues to excavate about 600 feet under the Hudson River, workers are already preparing to make the connections between the new tunnel

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New York Directional Boring Contractors Underground

New York Directional Boring Contractors Underground Utility Horizontal Directional Drilling Company An underground construction company that uses horizontal directional drilling (HDD), auger boring and tunneling methods to install municipal, commercial and residential utility pipe for the electric, telecommunications, oil and gas, sewer, water and irrigation industries.

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Meet Crossrail's giant tunnelling machines YouTube

Crossrail will use eight tunnel boring machines (TBMs) to construct the new tunnels under London. These huge machines will work 24 hours a day beneath the st

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Break on through New York City DEP completes excavation

Aug 16, 2019 · The moment, known as "holing through," happened at 651 a.m. when a tunnel boring machine broke through a wall of shale bedrock nearly 700 feet beneath the Town of Wappinger in Dutchess County. The Delaware Aqueduct Bypass Tunnel is the largest repair project in the 177-year history of New York City's

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After Work Done, Drills Likely Will Be The New York Sun

Jan 18, 2007 · The six tunnel boring machines used to dig the Channel tunnel, or "Chunnel," a rail link between England and France, were left under the English Channel when the project was completed. Phase one of construction on the Second Avenue subway line, which will run between 96th and 63rd streets, will employ just one tunnel boring machine.

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America's Biggest Tunnel-Boring Machine Is Stuck Beneath

Feb 20, 2014 · Poor Bertha.North America's largest tunnel-boring machine, measuring 57.5 feet in diameter, hasn't moved more than 4 feet along its 1.7-mile route since Dec. 7. And she isn't going anywhere soon

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NYC DEP Announces the Start of Tunneling for $1 Billion

Sep 08, 2017 · 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 weights upwards of 2.7 million pounds—was also dedicated today in honor of Nora Stanton

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Prufrock Next-Generation Tunnel-Boring Machine Is Working

Mar 01, 2020 · New York V2G Project Using 5 Electric School Buses Is Live. So he started The Boring Company and purchased a used tunnel boring machine which he named Godot because it was so slow. He was

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The Boring Company

The Boring Company constructs safe, fast-to-dig, and low-cost transportation, utility, and freight tunnels.

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8 Massive Tunnels Being Built Right Now Under A City Near You

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Break on through New York City DEP completes excavation

Aug 16, 2019 · The moment, known as "holing through," happened at 651 a.m. when a tunnel boring machine broke through a wall of shale bedrock nearly 700 feet beneath the Town of Wappinger in Dutchess County. The Delaware Aqueduct Bypass Tunnel is the largest repair project in the 177-year history of New York City's

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Tunnel Boring Machine CBS New York

MTA Completes Tunnel Boring On East Side AccessA fleet of massive tunneling machines that has spent 4 1/2 years digging 13 miles of new train tubes deep beneath New York City

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Building NYC's Second Ave. Subway Photo 9 CBS News

The 485-ton, 450-foot-long Tunnel Boring Machine is assembled. Credit MTA The Tunnel Boring Machine used a 22-foot diameter cutterhead to mine 7,789 linear feet in two tunnels.

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New concept of tunnel boring machine high performance using

1. Introduction. Tunnel boring machines are widely used around the world and they are a good choice for urban tunnels or high cover, besides being the best option for rock tunnels with a length over 1.5 km (Chapman et al., 2010).Thisequipmentoriginated in the eighteenth century with Brunnel's concept and evolved till the Robbins's concept, with a better advance rate and

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Video Giant Tunnel Boring Machine Completes 7 Extension

Jul 16, 2010 · The machines have breached the dock and Zion is about to to be overrun with thousands of sentinels! Okay, let's start this Friday right with video and photos of our beloved Tunnel Boring Machine

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The T Train NYC Will Get Its First New Subway Line in 70 Years WIRED

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

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