Caldecott Tunnel Fourth Bore breakthrough photo wins grand prize in AASHTO contest
In November, it was announced that Metropolitan Transportation Commission Photographer Karl Nielsen’s photograph of the Caldecott Tunnel Fourth Bore breakthrough won grand prize in AASHTO’s Faces of Transportation competition.
The photo took grand prize amongst 126 entries across three categories.
The breakthrough occurred in November of 2011 when the east and west sides of the tunnel met. Here’s an awesome video of it happening:
Karl Nielsen’s photo of this Caldecott Tunnel shotcrete nozzleman also won in the Building the Future – Individual category.
View the list of all winners in all categories.