Boring Company – First Operational Tunnel in Vegas | IE

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Elon Musk announced via Twitter that the first operational tunnel under Las Vegas was almost done on Tuesday. “Tunnels under cities with self-driving electric cars will feel like warp drive,” wrote the founder of The Boring Company.RELATED: BORING COMPANY’S VEGAS LOOP TUNNEL GROWS AFTER WINNING CASINO PROJECT Tunnels under cities with self-driving electric cars will feel like warp driveFirst operational tunnel under Vegas almost doneThe @BoringCompany— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 15, 2020This is pretty impressive as excavation for the tunnel was just completed last February. The new transit line will be known as the Loop and will be planned as a tunnel with a modified Tesla Model X frame.The novel tunnel will carry 16 passengers maximum, up to 155 MPH along its underground tunnels. The Las Vegas Convention Center has been undergoing expansions since last year.The building has expanded to add some extra segments which include 600,000 square feet of rentable, exhibition space. The Loop will serve to connect the two buildings and minimize the 15-minute walk down to a 1-minute ride.Free rides, everyone?The Boring Company also plans on digging a second tunnel. This one will connect, amongst other areas, the downtown Las Vegas, the Vegas strip, and even …

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