Build It Bigger: MegaTunnel DVD

Discovery Education

SKU: DC024085
Format: DVD
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Runtime: 40
Copyright: 2006

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Architect Danny Forster gets up close and personal with mega-construction. Along with designers, engineers, and builders, he'll find the most dangerous, most spectacular, most difficult, and most inventively executed aspects of the job.   

Kuala Lumpur floods. Fed up with the devastating damage of the 1999 and 2003 flooding, the Malayan government gave the go-ahead for an unprecedented solution: a massive drain tunnel drilled directly under the city. To make the $525 million project affordable, the tunnel will do double duty as a three mile-long double-decker toll road, creating the only fast way into and out of choking capital city traffic.