Tunnel construction

February 13, 2018 - 5:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent New York City developer who has advised the Trump administration on infrastructure is denying reports he cheered on the president's decision not to pay half of the $13 billion cost of a new commuter rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey. Vornado Realty Trust CEO...
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FILE - In this July 9, 2017 file photo, Amtrak workers continue ongoing infrastructure renewal work beneath Penn Station in New York. Proponents of a $13 billion project to build a new rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey seen as critical for the future of the nation's busiest rail corridor are panning President Donald Trump's infrastructure proposal. The budget released by the White House on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, envisions $1.5 trillion in infrastructure spending over the next 10 years; however, only $200 billion would be direct federal spending aimed at leveraging state and local dollars. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
February 12, 2018 - 10:52 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Proponents of a $13 billion project to build a new rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey seen as critical for the future of the nation's busiest rail corridor are panning President Donald Trump's infrastructure proposal. The budget released by the White House on Monday...
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FILE - In this July 25, 2012 file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown prepares to announce plans to build a giant twin tunnel system to move water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to farmland and cities at a news conference in Sacramento. Brown is scaling back his troubled proposal for overhauling California's water system, at least for now. State official Karla Nemeth wrote Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, that the Brown administration is looking at building a single giant water tunnel now. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
February 07, 2018 - 9:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown's administration scaled back the latest version of his four-decade effort to redo California's north-south water system Wednesday, cutting plans to build giant water tunnels from two to one. Reducing the number of tunnels — at least for now — would help...
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FILE- In this May 24, 2016, file photo, L train commuters work their way across a crowded subway platform in New York.Republican President Donald Trump has called for a new $1.5 trillion infrastructure program, but it's unclear how much, if any of the money would go to two of New York's most pressing transportation needs. New York City's beleaguered subway system needs billions of dollars in upgrades, while long-awaited plans for a new Hudson River rail tunnel will require at least $13 billion. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
February 01, 2018 - 4:48 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — If President Donald Trump needs help in picking projects for his $1.5 trillion infrastructure program, he needs only to look to his home state of New York, where the list of mega projects needing billions of dollars has been piling up for years. It's unclear however just how...
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An Israeli soldier stands on the Israeli side of the border with Gaza, near the opening of a tunnel, that Israel says was dug by the Islamic Jihad militant group, leading from Gaza into Israel, near the southern Israeli kibbutz of Kissufim, Israel, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The Israeli army showed journalists the tunnel that was uncovered and partially destroyed in late October, 2017. (Jack Guez/Pool via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 1:13 pm
KISSUFIM, Israel (AP) — Massive earthworks and mounds of sandy soil line the Israel-Gaza border as the Israeli military forges ahead with an ambitious subterranean barrier to detect and prevent attack tunnels from reaching southern Israel from the Palestinian enclave. Israeli military officials on...
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January 14, 2018 - 11:02 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said Sunday it destroyed an attack tunnel built by the Hamas militant group that stretched from the Gaza Strip, through Israel and into Egypt, and that ran past Israeli military posts as well as gas and fuel pipelines. Military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan...
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December 29, 2017 - 10:38 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A plan to pay for an estimated $13 billion rail tunnel under the Hudson River raises serious concerns, including that it relies on a "non-existent" agreement that would have the federal government foot half the bill, an official at the nation's federal transportation agency...
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December 11, 2017 - 5:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — A fire alarm inside a railway tunnel being built under the Austrian Alps prompted workers briefly to take shelter in an underground safety area Monday, a project manager said. Eighteen people were working on a tunnel-boring machine inside the Brenner tunnel construction site when the...
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December 05, 2017 - 5:46 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The family of a convicted New Jersey mobster has received more than $6 million in a land dispute with New Jersey Transit. A court filing shows the agency reached a settlement in August for $6.13 million. The roughly 2-acre parcel near the Lincoln Tunnel, which connects New...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, water flows through an irrigation canal to crops near Lemoore, Calif. A spokesman for the U.S. Department of the Interior said Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, that the Trump administration will not support a giant California water project sought by Gov. Jerry Brown. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
October 25, 2017 - 7:49 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration pulled support Wednesday from Gov. Jerry Brown's ambitious plan to build California's biggest water project in decades, casting the current form of the $16 billion proposal to build two giant tunnels as another unwanted legacy from the Obama era The...
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