In this article article summary factors to consider in building a tunnel using the cut and cover method using immersed tubes using a tunnel boring machine community qa 14 references tunnels were originally constructed as part of water delivery and sewage systems dating back to the days of the roman empire. Tunnel basics roll up your sleeves and dig in to get started with these structures the tunnel challenge through mountains under rivers beneath cities tunnels are no boring story. New technologies could enable the building of tunnels that once seemed impossible for example some engineers would like to build a transatlantic tunnel to connect new york with london the 3100 mile tunnel could house a train that could travel 5000 miles per hour the trip that now takes 7 hours by plane could someday take less than one hour. There are three steps to a tunnels success today engineers know that there are three basic steps to building a stable tunnel the first step is excavation engineers dig through the earth with
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