Chicago's mechanised subterranean restructuring project Tunnel and Reservoir Plan (TARP) has bored out a massive complex of man-made caverns. The goal? To prevent flooding and sewage overflow seeping into Lake Michigan. The effect? As you can see here, truly enormous. [BLDGBLOG]
Chicago Drilled 175km Of Mammoth Tunnels Underneath Itself
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