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.
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.
After telling the city for months that a major expansion was what they needed to get back in the black, Jungle Island has done an about face.
Vandals did approximately $4,000 in damage to two planes parked at the sea plane base behind the Miami Children’s Museum on Watson 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.
One of Miami’s longest running attractions celebrates its 75th Birthday today! Jungle Island, home to some of the world’s rarest animals, is commemorating the momentous occasion on Tuesday with a day-long birthday party.
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.