CRL tunnellers hit unexpected fault line as cost creeps higher

CRL tunnellers hit unexpected fault line as cost creeps higher
Brent Melville
A newly discovered seismic fault could stand in the way of the 2024 hand over of Auckland's multi-billion dollar City Rail Link.That, and the impacts of ongoing covid issues could also see costs surpass the current $4.4 billion price tag, according to the engineer steering the country's biggest infrastructure job.Dr Sean Sweeney, chief executive of CRL said until the impacts of covid, and unforeseen underground issues on the project were fully understood, any completion date was “just a prediction”.Sweeney said that despite...

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