The tweets in July sparked intrigue on social media, with many wondering how concrete the plans are, and what the system will entail. However, they would only say the administration is 'committed to transformative infrastructure projects, and believe our greatest solutions have often come from the ingenuity and drive of the private sector.'In its own statement, The Boring Company said feedback on the proposal has been positive and it has 'received verbal support from key government decision-makers for tunneling plans.' The company said it expects to secure the formal approvals necessary to break ground later this year.But some cast doubt on his timeline, pointing out that Musk would have to get approval from dozens of players, including federal, state and local officials.'This is news to City Hall,' tweeted Eric Phillips, a spokesman for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, in response to Musk's tweets.It was unveiled by Elon Musk in 2013, who at the time said it could take passengers the 380 miles (610km) from LA to San Francisco in 30 minutes - half the time it takes a plane.It is essentially a long tube that has had the air removed to create a vacuum.This dry run will make sure plans actually work - if it doesn't the city can request the tunnel is filled with concrete or soil.
As well as the news that it would be operating next week, Musk tweeted another video of the site and commented 'Across the road and below the ground'.
Pictured is the first image released of the Boring Company's tunnelling machine Elon Musk has outlined how his Boring Company will work, claiming: Tunnelling costs must be reduced by a factor of more than 10Key to this is smaller tunnels that can be dug more quickly Will work to increase the speed of the Tunnel Boring Machine Envisions a new breed of smaller, more powerful TBMs with triple the power of current machines that can tunnel continuously'They won't even know we're there', Brett Horton, senior director of facilities and construction at Space X assured members of the council.'This is groundbreaking, this is establishing a precedent, and I think we all agree that we want to make sure that this goes off without a hitch,' Hawthorne's Mayor Alex Vargas said, writes the Verge.