Saturday, September 28, 2013

Construction update: Confederation Line western portal, Sept. 25

Digging has begun in earnest on the Confederation Line's downtown tunnel, as the city officially announced a few weeks back. Although potential damage to nearby heritage structures have raised some concerns, blasting continues, and thanks once again to Jim Louter, here are a few more photos of the of the ongoing project. All photos were taken on Sept. 25, 2013.

First, two photos from above the tunnel opening looking westward up the slope:

And below, two up-close photos of the trench's side wall:

1 comment:

Jim said...

The bottom two photos show how much depth, below the wood retaining walls, they have gained by blasting. Still a ways to go.