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21

Sep2016
ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-winning rapper Killer Mike always wanted to see his name on a street sign, but a tunnel-boring machine will have to suffice for now.   Read More...

21

Sep2016
The whole ‘name-it-yourself’ public voting system has had something of a chequered history over the past couple of years. Between the publicly named polar research vessel ‘Boaty McBoatface’ and the internet’s majority vote to name a baby gorilla at Philadelphia Zoo ‘Harambe,’ this democratic polling system has mostly been used ... Read More

09

Aug2016
The Atlanta Watershed Department has narrowed down the list of possible names for it's 400-foot-long rock-digging machine, and it's come down to a rapper, a tribute to Georgia's most famous crop, and "Gone with the Wind."   Read More...

09

Aug2016
Atlanta’s Department of Watershed Management has announced three finalists in its campaign to name a giant tunnel-drilling machine: Driller Mike, Peach Beast and Scarlett.   Read More...

09

Aug2016
Driller Mike, Peach Beast and Scarlett are the three entries that have garnered the most votes to name Atlanta's new tunnel boring machine.   Read More...

04

Jul2016
The City of Atlanta has welcomed the arrival of the largest section of a new tunnel boring machine (TBM). Read More...

03

Jul2016
Atlanta city officials have received the big machine that will bore tunnels to increase the city’s water supply. Now they want to give the 400-foot-long machine its own nickname. Read More...

12

May2016
ATLANTA - Testing underground is underway this week as the city of Atlanta prepares to build a massive tunnel to boost its emergency water supply from 3 days to 30 days. Read More...

11

May2016
What looks like a gargantuan, half-buried oyster shell west of Midtown could be a sparkling, life-sustaining water source for Atlanta within the next two and 1/2 years. Atlanta Department of Watershed Management officials tell 11Alive that testing has begun this week for a tunneling project that will transform the Beltline-connected Bellwood ... Read More

14

Apr2016
Channel 2's Katie Walls got an exclusive tour of the quarry. Read More...