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-- a massive construction project creating hundreds of jobs in one city.
But you may not even know that it's happening because it is deep beneath the streets Rick Leventhal who live near city.
-- is not that typical construction workers who can do this -- that they are that.
Now what their urban miners all they do his total work when you think about construction -- you probably -- evident.
Building or -- houses being built.
But these guys these sand hogs when they go to work they go to work.
Deep underground and you could -- some of them.
At work here at this tunnel project these guys often -- hundreds of feet down below the surface of New York City.
To building steam tunnels that water and sewer pipes.
And also the train tunnels like for the east side access project which happens to be the largest transportation construction project.
In the United States and we actually went below ground.
-- the sand -- earlier this week and that one of them -- -- and we asked him.
You measure progress when you're digging through -- day after day.
Not at all talkative -- You don't you take a look at the -- with a job you know this your side.
You try and make sure that some of that changes before you go home again today.
One minute chunk at a time and they're going to be doing a lot of -- Martha six more years until this project is complete.
Right down there under the streets of of our city -- Well I'm very cool it was also cold and dark and wet and noisy a lot of heavy equipment down there.
They're -- -- dynamite pretty much every single day.
And they're moving these big markers and other machines around.
Well below the ground to clear out all that rock and sand and mud and -- They -- they bring it up to the service obviously create these tunnels.
-- very tough work of Mike Warfield says there's nothing he'd rather be doing.
Considered and what we're -- remove a lot of rock -- -- a lot of drilling and blasting.
You know you just try try your best to make it is safe so forth and you know -- Would you recommend this career.
Not my daughter's.
Not his -- that is dotted -- starting today Martha 45 bucks an -- so not bad work.
If you've got really nice man need to meet him make thank you think -- bouts.
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