After Snag, Pittsburgh Rail Job Approaches End of the Line

Barnes, Jonathan
January 2011
ENR: Engineering News-Record;1/17/2011, Vol. 266 Issue 2, p13
Trade Publication
The article announces the near completion of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's 528-million U.S. dollar North Shore Connector project despite a month-long jam of a tunnel-boring machine in 2008. The project covers the 1.2-mile extension of the city's 25-mile light-rail system which extends from downtown beneath the Allegheny River to the city's North Side. Its major components include the construction of the twin-bore tunnels, reconfiguration of the existing Gateway Station and a new North Side station.


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