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Elon Musk gets permit to build part of the Hyperloop in D.C.

Elon Musk. Photo: PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images

Elon Musk's tunnel-digging company, the Boring Company, could soon start cutting under D.C. roads to construct a tunnel for Hyperloop, his futuristic, high-speed transportation system that would travel between New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and D.C., WashPost reports.

What's next: The Boring Company is now allowed to begin digging and excavating in a portion of the parking lot at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. A Boring Company spokesman told WashPost that “a New York Avenue location, if constructed, could become a station.”

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