Atlanta Names Tunnel-Boring Machine “Driller Mike” After Killer Mike
Earlier this year, Atlanta’s Department Of Watershed Management launched a poll to select a name for an $11.6 million tunnel-boring machine to be used in the construction of a new reservoir. The city narrowed the 700+ names submitted down to three finalists, “Peach Beast,” “Scarlett,” and “Driller Mike,” in tribute to rapper and proud Atlanta resident Killer Mike. Today, as The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports, it was announced that Driller Mike has officially won the competition. Killer Mike himself attended the unveiling ceremony, and you can find photographic evidence of the rapper chilling with his namesake below.
— Atlanta Watershed (@ATLWatershed) September 21, 2016
— US Water Alliance (@WaterAlliance) September 21, 2016