Chris Hodgkins

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CBS4 Exclusive: Fans Flame Out, Further Delay PortMiami Tunnel

CBS4 News has learned the opening of the PortMiami Tunnel has been delayed because of the failure of jet fans intended to keep air circulating and toxic fumes from accumulating in the underground passage.


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Dedication Ceremony Monday For PortMiami Tunnel

After decades of planning and four years of construction, the PortMiami Tunnel will soon be open for travel.
Locals are slated to gather for the PortMiami Tunnel dedication ceremony on Monday, May 18th.


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Exclusive: CBS4 Goes Inside New PortMiami Tunnel

The engineering gem that is the PortMiami Tunnel is poised to open by Memorial Day, just four years after construction began on the mile-long, four lane, twin tube built with the sweat equity of thousands of workers and a 3,000 ton drill named Harriett.


A look inside the Miami Tunnel project, August 26, 2013.  (Source: CBS4)

PortMiami Tunnel Set To Open In May

The PortMiami Tunnel project will soon be open to traffic after years of construction.

CBS Miami–04/09/2014

A look inside the Miami Tunnel project, August 26, 2013.  (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Inside The Port Of Miami Tunnel Project

It’s been three months since television cameras toured the Miami Tunnel. The billion dollar underground wonder is on track to open for cargo and cruise traffic in 2014.


A massive drill finishes boring the westbound tunnel at Port Miami.  (Source: CBS4)

Massive Drill Finishes Westbound Tunnel At Port Miami

A milestone in the construction of the Miami Tunnel at Port Miami. Monday morning, around 8 a.m., a massive drill nicknamed Harriet broke through on Watson Island and completed the westbound tunnel.


"Harriet" begins drilling first of two tunnels under Biscayne Bay for the new Port of Miami Tunnel.  (Source: MAT CONCESSIONAIRE LLC)

Port Tunnel Drill Heading Towards The Light

In a few days, perhaps sometime Monday, a huge drill bit – a round, iron digging device more than four stories high – will pop out of the earth on Watson Island, completing the second leg of the Miami Tunnel, the roundtrip, underground route connecting the mainland to Port Miami.

CBS Miami–05/03/2013

"Harriet" the PortMiami Tunnel boring machine breaks through Dodge Island after completing the first of two tunnel tubes from Watson Island. (Source: CBS4)

PortMiami Tunnel Boring Machine Has “Break Out” Moment

Construction of the new $1 billion PortMiami tunnel reached a milestone Tuesday when “Harriet”, the giant tunnel boring machine digging under Government Cut, reached the halfway point.