Listening to one of my favorite podcasts last week, 99 Percent Invisible , I stumbled across an episode regarding New York City Water Tunnel No. 3 , entitled Sandhogs. It's a short listen about the men and women who have been working on the project over the past few decades.
You can read about it and listen here
The show gives a brief shout out to Die Hard with a Vengeance , which piqued my interest. However, it is primarily about the lives of the individuals working on the tunnels. It is still a solid program and gives a little backstory about the significance of the project and the inherent dangers.