Learning best industry practices

Here‘s a feel-good story.

A $2.7-billion, 170-mile high-speed heavy rail route is shaving almost a year off of its construction schedule by making use of precast concrete boxes under roadway crossings, or box-jacking, rather than traditional tunneling

Here’s what that looks like:

An alternative title for this story could have been “standard European construction technique makes its way to America”, and I guess better late than never.