April 2000
Volume 52    Issue 4

Building the East-West Cross Drift Tunnel at Yucca Mountain

Mining Engineering , 2000, Vol. 52, No. 4, pp. 0-7
Fulcher, Brian; Eastlund, John; Copeland, J.B.

In April 1997, Kiewit/Parsons Brinckerhoff (K/PB) completed the 7,600-m (25,000-ft) primary access tunnel for the Yucca Mountain, NV proposed high-level nuclear waste site. K/PB then began boring an exploratory east-west cross drift tunnel at the site.

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