Fiberoptic crews bore under river

Chris Flood operates the horizontal drill from inside a construction trailer as Brad Diehl, background, hoists a section of pipe, which will aid the addition of more fiber optic cable to the Jefferson City area.

Chris Flood operates the horizontal drill from inside a construction trailer as Brad Diehl, background, hoists a section of pipe, which will aid the addition of more fiber optic cable to the Jefferson City area. Photo by Julie Smith.

The owners of a fiberoptic network based in Columbia are expanding their services into Jefferson City and Fulton.

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On Thursday, a contractor began boring under the Missouri River in Jefferson City for the cabling.

Mike Morey, CEO of Bluebird Network, said their network serves Missouri and Illinois.

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