With a Boom and a Thud and a Round of Applause, Explosives Make Chicago’s Water Safer
Oct03

With a Boom and a Thud and a Round of Applause, Explosives Make Chicago’s Water Safer

One of the biggest construction projects in the nation is right under your feet, but we don’t hear much about it these days. People who have lived in Chicago for a while know about the TARP—Tunnel And Reservoir Plan, more commonly known as The Deep Tunnel.  For a while it was a rite of passage for local TV reporters to do a report from inside the gaping maw of one slice of tunnel or another.  But lately, they’ve lost...

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