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Construction crews lowered the massive tunnel boring machine, nicknamed MamaJo into its hole on Monday to begin drilling Fort Wayne’s deep rock sewer tunnel.

The City of Fort Wayne will be receiving a tunnel boring machine later this summer, but it’s missing one thing: a name!

Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

Next year, Fort Wayne will start construction on a 5-mile tunnel about 200 feet under the city.

Fort Wayne Plans To Build Tunnel Under City

Mar 14, 2016
Courtesy/City of Fort Wayne

This year, Fort Wayne will start bidding on a company to build a 5-mile long tunnel under the city.