Second tunnel boring machine heading from Maple Leaf to Roosevelt
The second of two tunnel boring machines building the twin tunnels of the Northgate Link Extension is now heading south from the Maple Leaf Portal to the Roosevelt Station site. The TBM named “Pamela” launched on Thursday, Nov. 20 and crews expect it to arrive in Roosevelt by mid-2015. The first TBM, “Brenda”, has progressed 3500 feet since its launch in mid-July.
On Thursday, Nov. 20 the public met Roosevelt Station artists Luca Buvoli and R & R Studios (Roberto Behar & Rosario Marquardt) at Roosevelt High School. The artists presented their designs for the permanent art at Roosevelt Station.