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NYC DEP Reaches Another Delaware Aqueduct Milestone

May 15, 2020
NYC DEP staff say goodbye to the final steel liner before it was lowered into the Delaware Aqueduct Bypass Tunnel, May 12, 2020.
Courtesy of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection has reached another milestone in its $1 billion project to repair the longest tunnel in the world.

NYC DEP Bypass Tunnel Connects To Dutchess

Aug 17, 2019
Courtesy of the NYC DEP

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection has reached a milestone in its $1 billion effort to repair leaks in the longest tunnel in the world.

DEP Bypass Tunnel Reaches Midpoint

Nov 30, 2018
Courtesy of NYC Department of Environmental Protection

Construction of a Hudson River tunnel has reached the halfway mark. The tunnel is part of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s largest repair project ever.

NY Archbishop Visits Bypass Tunnel Workers In Newburgh

May 10, 2018
Courtesy of NYC Department of Environmental Protection

The archbishop of New York visited workers at a bypass tunnel construction project in the Hudson Valley this week.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection has started a major phase of its largest repair project ever. Officials visited a shaft construction site in Orange County on Friday to mark the start of tunneling for a bypass tunnel across the Hudson River. Beginning this week, construction workers in Newburgh will start lowering the tunnel-boring machine that will make its way from Orange to Dutchess County.