Tunnel

August 2, 2014: The tunnel to PortMiami. (Source: CBS4)

Tunnel To PortMiami Opening Sunday Morning

The tunnel connecting the airport and the interstate directly to and from PortMiami is set to open Sunday morning at 10 a.m.

08/02/2014

(Source: CBS4)

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

(Photo Credit: AP)

Wheels Come Off The Track For New Train Station Construction

In many fields, workers are always told to measure twice and cut once. State transportation officials working on a new train station at Miami International Airport might need to be told that axiom again.

CBS Miami–05/24/2013

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.

CBS4–05/06/2013

Westbound tunnel of new PortMiami Tunnel (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Harriet Heads West In PortMiami Tunnel Milestone

The behemoth drilling machine carving out the new PortMiami’s Miami Access Tunnel may be nicknamed Harriet, but man, does she have a bite.

CBS4–10/31/2012

(Source: MAT Concessionaire LLC)

Imminent $45M PortMiami Payment Adds To City’s Money Woes

Come January, the city must pay off $45 million on a short-term loan that helped fund the PortMiami tunnel dig.

CBS Miami–09/01/2012

(Photo Credit: CBS4) Port of Miami

Construction Job In Panama Creating Jobs In South Florida

More than 100-thousand jobs are expected to be created in Florida in the next few years – all because of a construction project underway in Central America the expansion of the Panama Canal.

CBS4–12/23/2011

(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

Port of Miami Tunnel Boring Machine

Company Building Port Of Miami Tunnel Seeks More Money

Executives of the multinational firm in charge of the Port of Miami tunnel project are asking for more money from an emergency reserve fund.

CBS4–07/08/2011

Miami Port Tunnel Contracts

Miami residents and businesses are the focus of new initiative to ensure thar Port of Miami Tunnel construction jobs stay within the community. Operation 305 is expected to fill hundreds of positions for Miami residents […]

CBS4–11/01/2010

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