The PortMiami Tunnel project will soon be open to traffic after years of construction.
A group of cancer survivors met an orangutan on Sunday who went through a similar life-threatening battle.
Jungle Island welcomed two newborn liger cubs earlier this week.
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.