Belfast nears completion of sewage tunnel

12/10/2009 | Engineering News-Record

With one sewage project almost done, Northern Ireland is set to begin work on a second, despite tough ground conditions that have delayed completion of the first project by three months. Belfast officials aim to get a $195 million, 5.8-mile stormwater storage tunnel system designed to capture sewage overflows up and running by Christmas. Contaminated land had slowed the tunneling progress, and contractors expect more of the same when they start the second project.

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