Waterview breakthrough

Congratulations to the NZTA and the team building the Waterview connection after Alice the tunnel boring machine broke through for the second tunnel this morning. There is still a lot of work to do to finish the tunnels such as digging the cross passages and building the actual roads but it is an important milestone.…
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Waterview September Update

The latest photos and video from the Waterview Connection project. As of last Friday the TBM had just 332 metres to go before breaking through – which should happen in the next few weeks. Building sublevel one inside the Northern Approach Trench (NAT) Building sublevel one inside the Northern Approach Trench (NAT) Inside the southbound tunnel looking towards the NAT.…
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Waterview Connection July Timelapse

A few of the latest videos and images from the Waterview Connection project. As of the end of last week tunnelling on the second tunnel was just under 70% complete. The July TimelapseAnd a video of the construction of the massive rampsWe often see what the project looks like from above so here are a couple of photos I took the other day of the view those using the NW cycleway get of the ramps.…
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Waterview Connection June update

The latest time-lapse and images from the huge Waterview Connection project. There is also a project update here.Once again the images really highlight the vast scale of the new interchange being built at Waterview.The tunnel portal at the southern endAnd these are of the old Wiri Quarry which is being filled in with the muck from the tunnels is sent…
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Waterview Connection May Time-lapse

The latest few images and videos from the Waterview Connection Project.And the East Tamaki pre-cast facility which has now finished producing 24,000 segments and it plus the machinery are now up for sale. It highlights just what a massive logistical challenge these big projects are and something that will need to be repeated for the CRL.…
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Waterview Connection April Time-lapse and Fly-through

There have been two new videos from the Waterview Connection project in recent days. One is the regular monthly time lapse update the project have been producing and this edition shows them building two temporary bridges from the two tunnels to the northern approach trench so they can move tunnel lining segments and other equipment into the second tunnel easier.…
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Waterview Connection January Timelapse

Here is the latest time-lapse video from the Waterview Connection Project Some of the key highlights includes construction of the three sub levels of the Southern Ventilation Building, and the Great North Road Interchange and at the Northern Approach Trench Gantry 2.1 (Temporary Gantry) enters the tunnel.…
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Waterview Aerials

Some new aerial photos from the team building the Waterview Connection project which show the extent of it.Don’t you love the little stub road with cycle lanes on either sideIt’s like a monument to the gods of motorway building…
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