Inside the Crucial (and Costly) Fight to Fix New York’s Tunnels

Governing » One of the most expensive infrastructure projects in American history is also one of the most vital. But no one knows how to pay for it.

2017-11-06T10:08:04-08:00November 6th, 2017|Highways, Metro Rail / Transit, New York, Urban|

State auditor faults handling of delta tunnels planning contracts

Los Angeles Times » California water managers awarded a multimillion-dollar contract to a Sacramento consulting firm without going through the required competitive bidding process, according to the state auditor.

2022-04-22T07:59:21-08:00October 5th, 2017|Big Dig, California, California WaterFix, General Interest, Roads, Water|

Feds working on environmental review to Delta tunnels project

The Sacramento Bee » Interior Secretary Sally Jewell issued an order Wednesday directing federal officials to complete a preliminary environmental review this month of the massive twin tunnels proposed for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

2018-03-07T11:12:37-08:00January 4th, 2017|California, California WaterFix, Videos, Water|

A delta tunnel’s lofty ambitions have been scaled back

Los Angeles Times » Local water and federal fishery agencies are concerned the $15-billion California WaterFix project to build a water diversion and tunnel system under the Sacramento Delta may not significantly increase water delivery to southern California, or resolve the ecological problems caused by the reverse flow of the two Delta channels.

2018-03-07T11:16:20-08:00April 4th, 2016|California, California WaterFix, Water|

Things to Know about California’s giant twin tunnels project

Associated Press / U.S. News » The State of California is proposing a $15.7 billion project to build a 35-mile stretch of two four-story high tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River (the Sacramento Delta) to transport water from northern to southern California. The project would rival the Channel Tunnel in England and Boston’s Big Dig in scope and size. Local agencies are contemplating the cost-efficiency of the water they would receive as the project ill be paid fro by the downstream users benefiting from the tunnels.

2018-03-07T11:18:07-08:00March 18th, 2016|California, California WaterFix, Urban, Water|
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