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PortMiami Tunnel Opening Delayed

After decades of planning, four years of construction, and a dedication ceremony to boot, the PortMiami tunnel will not be opening on time. The opening to traffic has been delayed until mid-June.

CBS Miami–05/29/2014

"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.

CBS4–07/31/2012

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

PortMiami Tunnel Boring Machine To Have “Break Out” Moment

Construction of the new $1 billion PortMiami tunnel is expected to reach a milestone Tuesday when the tunnel boring machine breaks through Dodge Island.

CBS4–07/30/2012

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

Dirt From Port Tunnel Can Be Used In Virginia Key

The dirt is clean and that’s good news for the international consortium behind the on-going $1 billion Port of Miami tunnel dig.

CBS4–12/29/2011

Port Tunnel Boring Machine 10

Drilling Set To Start In $1B Port Of Miami Tunnel Project

Construction of the new $1 billion Port of Miami tunnel will take a giant leap forward Thursday when boring finally gets underway.

CBS4–11/10/2011

Tunnel Project Construction on Watson Island

Fill From Port’s Tunnel Project Has Environmentalists Worried

The late-October start date for the Port of Miami tunnel dig is approaching, yet one big question about the massive project remains unresolved: Where will the giant mountains of excavated dirt and rock end up?

CBS4–09/14/2011

(CBS4) The "Cutter Head" of the Port Tunnel Boring Machine is raised into the air by a specail crane before being lowered and attached to the tunnel boring machine which will carve the twin tunnels connecting Watson Island and Dodge Island.

Critical Day In $1B Port Of Miami Tunnel Project

Construction of the new $1 billion Port of Miami tunnel took a giant leap forward Thursday afternoon when a critical piece of the giant Tunnel Boring Machine was raised into the air and then lowered into the ground.

CBS4–09/01/2011

(Photo Credit: CBS4) Port of Miami

Officials Deny Reserve Funds For Port Of Miami Tunnel Builders

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) on Tuesday night denied a request by the multinational firm building the Port of Miami tunnel for an additional $67.5 million from a project reserve fund.

CBS4–07/20/2011