The Swiss and many other European dignitaries celebrated the opening of the World’s longest and deepest tunnel last week, the Gotthard Base Tunnel, after 17 years of construction. The tunnel beneath the Swiss Alps is […]
The US House of Representatives passed legislation approving a national tunnel inspection program. This of course came about as a result of a fatal accident from 2006 in a tunnel on Boston’s Big Dig project where a concrete ceiling tile fell on a car killing one person. More after the break.
Constructed in 1931 by the Illinois Terminal Railroad, the Tucker Tunnel is located underneath Terminal Boulevard in downtown St. Louis. Over the years, the tunnel condition has deteriorated and the concern is that the failure […]