100-Year-Old Quarry in Georgia to Serve New Purpose (Construction Equipment Guide)


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A stunning backdrop surrounds crews in Georgia, as they work to convert a 100-year-old quarry into a water storage facility. The $280 million project calls for the construction of a 5-mi. (8 km), 10-ft. (3 m) diameter tunnel system linking the Chattahoochee River to Atlanta’s Bellwood Quarry — a move that will increase the city’s water supply reserves to more than 30 days and ensure its water sustainability for the next 100 years.

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