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With its first Las Vegas project nearing completion, Elon Musk’s Boring Company has set its sights on connecting the city’s entire Strip, as well as the airport and stadium, with a network of underground tunnels.
The Tesla CEO’s tunneling company has submitted a special use permit application to Clark County officials, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority said Tuesday, and plans to file a design review shortly. The documents, including a map, provide the first detailed look at Musk’s previously stated vision for a network of underground tunnels helping gridlocked traffic avoid noisy sun-soaked streets in favor of subterranean arteries.
The proposed network would overlap the company’s existing project, connecting two sides of Las Vegas’ newly expanded convention center and eventually extending to a yet-to-be-built Resorts World casino nearby. That first tunnel is scheduled to open in January.
In this week’s proposal, a main artery under Las Vegas Boulevard would extend as far north as the Circa casino. Going south, the tunnels would eventually reach the airport and Allegiant Stadium, with possible turnaround points at a handful of points along the strip.
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Source:: Businessinsider – Tech