This week marks the 100th anniversary of the completion of a tunnel under New York’s Hudson river – and the launch of plans to start drilling two more tunnels to cope with modern demand.

However, what is worth reading is the excellent New York Times website article about this – and don’t forget to click on their interactive graphic which does a really good job of comparing the tunneling methods from a hundred years ago with modern tunnel boring machines.

The New York Times 

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