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The WestConnex M8 is mostly underground and was built using special tunnelling tools. What is a roadheader?
The WestConnex M8 tunnels are 70m below the ground at their deepest point. This is about equal in height to:
What is the average amount of tunnel dug in a week during peak construction?
How many roadheaders were involved in construction of the M8 tunnels?
The widest tunnel of the WestConnex M8 is 28 metres wide. This is about how many average steps?
How many hours of work did it take to build the WestConnex M8 tunnels?
The WestConnex M8 is designed to be one of the safest and most efficient roads in Sydney. How fast can you drive in the tunnels?
Digging the M8 tunnels meant almost 8 million tonnes of spoil material (dirt) was removed. How many elephants would weigh 8 million tonnes?
What was the most common type of rock the roadheaders were tunnelling through?
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How long are the WestConnex M8 Tunnels?