Alaskan Way Viaduct To Close This Weekend For Inspections
State Says Seattle Tunnel Delays Could Cost $78 millionThe Washington State Department of Transportation says it expects to lose $78 million because the machine digging the tunnel to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle broke down.
Miserable Commute On Viaduct Caused By Oversized Load Getting StuckA flatbed truck hauling two giant spools got stuck on Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct, temporarily blocking traffic on the elevated roadway.
Transportation Officials Say New Cracks On ViaductThe latest inspection of the Alaskan Way Viaduct found additional ground settlement, wider cracks and two new cracks on columns near the area where the Seattle Tunnel Partners are working to fix Bertha, the giant tunnel boring machine that is supposed to dig the highway tunnel to replace the viaduct along Seattle's waterfront.
Lawmaker: State Shouldn't Pay For Extra Seattle BusesA state lawmaker says he wants to block more state money from going to keep transit buses moving through the construction zone for the Alaskan Way Viaduct tunnel replacement.
Crews Pulling Pieces Of Seattle Tunnel Machine To SurfaceWorkers at the Seattle tunnel project have started pulling pieces of the broken tunnel machine called Bertha to the surface for repairs.
Workers Prepare To Lift Part Of Tunnel Machine Out Of PitThe contractors building a tunnel under Seattle have invited the media to a special viewing of Bertha, the world's largest tunnel boring machine, as they prepare to pull it out of a pit for repairs.
Seattle Tunnel Machine Reaches Rescue Pit By Breaking Through WallBertha, Seattle's tunnel machine, achieved what officials called "a significant milestone" on Thursday when it broke through a 20-foot-thick concrete access pit wall into a shaft so that it can be pulled out and repaired.
Seattle Tunnel Machine Breaks Through WallBertha has reached her goal
Seattle Tunnel Machine 'Bertha' Moves Toward Access PitBertha is on the move.
Alaskan Way Viaduct Settles In DeeperThe Alaskan Way Viaduct has settled up to a quarter inch during the past month, but transportation officials say the waterfront structure is still safe.
State, Contractor Still Battling Over Viaduct ProjectThe manager for the troubled Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement project told lawmakers Thursday that the state and the contractor are still battling over tens of millions of dollars in repairs dating back to 2012, but even if the contractor declares bankruptcy tomorrow, the project could still be completed.