Archive | January, 2013

28 January 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Video: Inside the excavation where tunneling will begin

Later this year construction of the Central Subway tunnels will begin on 4th Street beneath the I-80 overpass, within a major excavation known as a launch box. Excavation and construction of the launch box began last spring and is expected to continue through spring 2013. When it is complete, the launch box will reach a […]

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15 January 2013 ~ 2 Comments

Vote to name the Central Subway’s tunnel boring machines

Vote now to help name the Central Subway’s tunnel boring machines after historic San Francisco women. From left to right: Lillie “Firebelle Lil” Hitchcock Coit, “Big Alma” de Bretteville Spreckels, Margaret “Mom” Chung, Juana Briones and Mary Ellen Pleasant. Now’s your chance – help us choose the names of the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that […]

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09 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Attention SBE firms: Meet the potential prime contractors for the stations, track and systems contract

A recent prime/sub-contractor meet-and-greet event for the Central Subway stations, track and systems contract. The SFMTA invites all interested Small Business Enterprises (SBEs), Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and Local Business Enterprises (LBEs) to participate in a series of small business opportunity meetings with the potential prime contractors for the contract to construct the Central Subway […]

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