By 2016, the $7.3B East Side Access Project in New York should be complete. The Federal Transit Administration has committed $2.6 billion to the project that will bring the Long Island Railroad under the East River to Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. Two tunnels have been bored, with another under way in Queens, where soft ground means that concrete segments will need to be placed by the borer to prevent settling during construction.

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