Friday - June 27, 2014

Crews begin digging tunnel under Willamette River

By Michael Bamesberger, The Oregonian

Ever wonder what it takes to install a water pipeline under the Willamette River?

A powerful pressured hammer, a steerable underground drill and months of work, at the very least.

Next week, construction crews will begin drilling under the riverbed as part of a massive update to Lake Oswego and Tigard's water systems.

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