Cutter head

A worker prepares the "Cutter Head"  of the Port Tunnel boring machine for attachment to the tunneling machine on September 1, 2011 in Miami, Florida. The $45 million machine is longer than a football field and about as tall as a four-story building and it will carve the twin tunnels connecting Watson Island and Dodge Island. The the new $1 billion Port of Miami tunnel is expected to be completed in May of 2014.

( Joe Raedle/Getty Images / March 15, 2012 )

A worker prepares the "Cutter Head" of the Port Tunnel boring machine for attachment to the tunneling machine on September 1, 2011 in Miami, Florida. The $45 million machine is longer than a football field and about as tall as a four-story building and it will carve the twin tunnels connecting Watson Island and Dodge Island. The the new $1 billion Port of Miami tunnel is expected to be completed in May of 2014.

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