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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On This Day… Waterview Connection now too Expensive?

Today’s “On This Day” post comes from 2009: Well there has been a very interesting/horrifying (depending on your point of view) report that has come out today on the Waterview Connection, which points towards the cost of the tunnels being $2.77 billion rather than the $1.89 billion estimated a year or so back when the tunnel was first decided upon as the best option.…
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