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new ZeAlAnD’s Alice Tunnel comPleTes RemARkAble JouRneY Alice, the giant Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) has successfully completed excavation of the second motorway tunnel on Auckland’s Waterview Connection motorway project. One of the largest TBM’s ever used in the Southern Hemisphere broke through into daylight after its 2.4km-long journey underground between the suburbs of Waterview and Owairaka. “The breakthrough is a massive milestone for a project that will transform the way Aucklanders get around their city – a brilliant and remarkable effort and a proud day that needs to be celebrated,” says the NZ Transport Agency’s Highways Manager in Auckland, Brett Gliddon. Around 800 staff and contractors who’ve been working hard to deliver the project, stopped work this morning to watch the breakthrough together, live on specially erected screens and celebrate their success so far. “The risks associated with constructing tunnels twice as long as the Auckland Harbour

Australasian Business Coverage Issue 15

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Australasian Business Coverage Issue 15  

Australasian Business Coverage Issue 15