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Norris Cut Tunnel

Building an underwater tunnel in some of the country’s most difficult geology was no match for the Nicholson Team. Find out how Norris Cut helped redefine what is possible for the tunneling industry.
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We’ve come a long way in 65 years from the regional, Pittsburgh-based pile driving company that we were in 1955.

As the saying goes—the more things change, the more they stay the same. Sure, some of the technology has advanced, the size of the company has changed and our capabilities have expanded. But at our core, we’re still a family. We’re spread farther across the country, we all get together a little less frequently—but we are still a team of some of the proudest folks in the business who love this company and who root for each other. We’ve done a lot of things in the last 65 years—we’ve established some firsts, we’ve broken some records—and we’ve made the seemingly impossible possible.