Story: Bridges and tunnels

Vector tunnel project (1st of 2)

Vector tunnel project

Workers celebrate the completion of the Vector tunnel in 2000, which takes power cables from Penrose to Hobson St in central Auckland. As cities become more clogged with roads and housing, there is increasing pressure to move infrastructure such as power underground.

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Jock Phillips, 'Bridges and tunnels - Road and utility tunnels', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 April 2021)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 11 Mar 2010