To consolidate, disseminate, and gather information concerning the 710 expansion into our San Rafael neighborhood and into our surrounding neighborhoods. If you have an item that you would like posted on this blog, please e-mail the item to Peggy Drouet at pdrouet@earthlink.net

Friday, August 31, 2012

Articles on the Tunnel Boring Machine:
Sent to Carla Riggs:
Here is some of the massive destruction which would happen at the beginning of the tunnel boring process.
Includes picture of tunnel boring machine and video.

Here is something those in favor of the tunnel and those promoting this grand plan might find interesting. 
This is the boring device the Chinese are using to dig a tunnel under the Yangtze River which is roughly the same distance as the proposed 710 tunnel.
 (And, I have to note the many infrastructure problems that have been occurring throughout China over the past year or so ... highway bridges collapsing and such, and of course, the disastrous high speed rail crash last July. -- report from Audrey O'Kelley

And here's a link to the article about this tunnel: