The PortMiami Tunnel project will soon be open to traffic after years of construction.
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 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.
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.
The behemoth drilling machine carving out the new PortMiami’s Miami Access Tunnel may be nicknamed Harriet, but man, does she have a bite.
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.
Construction of the new $1 billion PortMiami tunnel is expected to reach a milestone Tuesday when the tunnel boring machine breaks through Dodge Island.
The dirt is clean and that’s good news for the international consortium behind the on-going $1 billion Port of Miami tunnel dig.
Construction of the new $1 billion Port of Miami tunnel has taken a giant leap forward now that “Harriet”, the tunnel boring machine, is digging the first of two tunnels under Biscayne Bay.
Construction of the new $1 billion Port of Miami tunnel will take a giant leap forward Thursday when boring finally gets underway.