Challenges In Building Tunnel-highways

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June 26, 2001, 6:00 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight

"In a city of gamblers, no high-stakes undertaking has more significant risks and rewards than that of the $330-million Atlantic City-Brigantine Connector. Dealt a design-build card, the joint venture team building the 2.5-mile route is playing to win–nearing completion of a 2,000-ft cut-and-cover tunnel, 10 new bridges and 2.3 miles of new highway in extremely tight conditions with many challenges."

Thanks to Susan Smith

Monday, June 18, 2001 in Engineering News Record


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