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Elon Musk’s Boring Co. Las Vegas tunnel made its debut on Tuesday. Officials in Fort Lauderdale, Florida are hopeful it could also soon have a tunnel, NBC News reported. Industry experts say it’s unlikely the Boring Co.’s tunnels will expand. See more stories on Insider’s business page.
As Elon Musk’s Boring Co. tunnel in Las Vegas opens, industry experts are skeptical the company would be able to complete similar projects in other cities, NBC News reported.
The Las Vegas system officially debuted on Tuesday, but people who tested it at the end of May said it was inefficient, with cars getting backed up behind each other in the 1.7 miles of tunnels, delaying trips that were supposed to only take a few minutes.
Musk’s tunnels use Teslas to transport four people in each car. The Boring Co. website said their tunnels could cut building costs and ease traffic, as well as being constructed faster than conventional tunnels. According to the website, it can cost as much as $1 billion for every mile of conventional tunnel. However, more costly