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TBM "Yorkie" Crosses Ottawa Road under York University

February 15, 2012

Last December the Tunnel Boring Machine “Yorkie” started tunnelling operations from the launch shaft at the Steeles West Station site and began its path toward the Finch West Station site. Yorkie has just completed the milestone of crossing under Ottawa Road on the York University campus. Yorkie has completed 40% of its first drive.

You may follow the tunnel progress for Yorkie and Torkie on our website under Tunnel progress;

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