Elon Musk's Boring company gets approval for Las Vegas tunnel system

29 miles long with 51 stops

Yesterday, Clark County Commissioners approved The Boring Company’s plans for its Vegas Loop system.

Elon Musk’s venture is one step closer to start digging its tunnel that will let Tesla vehicles to travel at high speeds under Las Vegas via a network of tunnels. The Boring Company currently operates a smaller 1.7-mile-long version of the Vegas Loop system underneath the Las Vegas Convention Center, which opened earlier this year.

The approval by Clark County officials allows The Boring Company to expand its system into a 29-mile route with 51 stations that will include stops at hotels and casinos along the Las Vegas Strip, the Allegiant American football stadium, the University of Nevada, McCarran International Airport, and more.

Boring President Steve Davis told the Las Vegas Review the system will get built in phases, and once an individual station is complete, it will come online straight away. The goal is to have five to ten stations online within the first six months of construction, aiming to finish construction within three years.

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