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The Record Breakers!

January 06, 2021

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Microtunnels are getting longer, bigger, deeper, and curvier. What’s behind the boom in this industry? Anil Dean shares his thoughts with Tunnelling Journal.

Microtunneling is changing the way a lot of designers, contractors, and municipalities look at underground projects. Tunnels with record breaking depths, lengths, and diameters are being seen more frequently in North America. What is driving this growth? Anil Dean, global practice leader for tunneling and trenchless, weighs in on how projects once only done in Europe are catching on here and how changes in equipment, technology, and design know-how are opening up more opportunities for underground construction.  

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