Photo credit: Boring Company
Elon Musk’s The Boring Company has completed excavating the second of two tunnels planned for the Las Vegas Convention Centers underground loop transit system. The first tunnel was finished in February and now, the company will begin construction on the above-ground passenger stations at either end of the tunnels as well as a third underground station in the middle of the loop. Read more for two videos and additional information.
The Boring Company has officially called this people-mover the “Convention Center Loop,” and it’s slated to open to the public during January 2021 for the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), should the coronavirus pandemic have calmed by then. There is also going to be a pedestrian tunnel that will lets showgoers trek between the 3.2-million-square-feet of convention space in just 15-minutes. Tourists will be able to quickly travel between points of interest in Las Vegas at speeds of up to 155 miles per house inside the two tunnels located 40-feet beneath the surface.
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