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3RPORT Three Rivers Protection and Overflow Reduction Tunnel

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“Once in a lifetime” tunnel project

Fort Wayne City Utilities will host three public forums to share information with residents about the upcoming Deep Rock Tunnel.

River names combine for TBM moniker – MamaJo

The hardest worker on Fort Wayne’s Deep Rock Tunnel project, at 24-hours a day, will be the Tunnel Boring Machine, which today has been given a name - MamaJo.
MamaJo halfway celebration

MamaJo celebrates halfway point

At 3:45 this morning MamaJo pounded through bedrock, hitting the milestone of nearly 2.5 miles between the bridge at Van Buren Street and the Norfolk Southern railroad bridge.

Video: MamaJo celebration

The City of Fort Wayne announced on June 30, 2021, that the MamaJo Tunnel Boring Machine has almost completed the 3RPORT Three Rivers Protection and Overflow Reduction Tunnel.

Where’s MamaJo? – 6/16/2021

MamaJo is rapidly closing in on the finish line of Fort Wayne City Utilities' 3RPORT Three Rivers Protection and Overflow Reduction Tunnel.
The MamaJo TBM Cutterhead

MamaJo TBM Cutterhead lowered this morning

Construction crews at the working shaft of Fort Wayne's deep rock sewer tunnel lowered the first piece of MamaJo, the Tunnel Boring Machine, into the ground today.
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Downtown forum details the deep rock tunnel

Area residents are invited to learn more about Fort Wayne's deep rock tunnel at a community forum on Monday, March 7th.

Where’s MamaJo?

MamaJo is the hard-working Tunnel Boring Machine that is drilling a tunnel around Fort Wayne called the 3RPORT Three Rivers Protection and Overflow Reduction Tunnel.

MamaJo has reached Foster Park

Today, after pounding through nearly five miles of bedrock over three years, MamaJo, the Tunnel Boring Machine, called it a day.

Help name the Tunnel Boring Machine

The City of Fort Wayne is asking residents to vote on the new name for our Tunnel Boring Machine.