The Boring Company (TBC) has officially started transporting passengers through their Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) loop.
The first official passengers on the LVCC Loop were participants in the World of Concrete, which began on June 8th. The fair is the first major convention for the Las Vegas Convention Center since the pandemic began.
At the same time, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) officially opened the doors to the newly built West Hall of the convention center. The Boring Company’s LVCC Loop connects the West Hall extension of the Las Vegas Convention Center to the Central Hall and South Stall.
Before the World of Concrete trade fair, The Boring Company carried out test drives in the LVCC loop and exceeded expectations. According to LVCVA Chief Executive Officer and President Steve Hill, the LVCC loop’s capacity exceeded 4,400 passengers per hour (pph). TBC was pleased with the results and believes the LVCC loop could reach up to 5050 pph in the future.
As TBC’s LVCC Loop begins operations, its other Sin City tunnel project called the Vegas Loop is attracting attention. Raiders President Marc Badain said he was ready to welcome a Boring Company station to the team’s new $ 2 billion Allegiant stadium.
“As soon as you are ready to tell us where you want to put the station, we will make the space for it,” said Badain Las Vegas Review Journal. “I think it really depends on how it connects to the rest of the strip, the airport, and the rest of the community where the whole tunnel system is being built.”
The Las Vegas City Council unanimously approved TBC’s special use permit application for its Vegas Loop project last December. The Vegas Loop will connect several notable locations in Las Vegas, including Allegiant Stadium, the Strip, McCarran International Airport, and a few resorts and casinos.
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