Alaskan Way Viaduct

file photo of a tunnel boring machine (photo credit: GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)

3-Foot Chunk Stuck In Tunneling Machine

Crews have found a hard object more than 3 feet wide lodged in the tunneling machine that’s currently stalled 60 feet under the city of Seattle, officials said Wednesday.

CBS Seattle–01/22/2014

file photo of a tunnel boring machine (photo credit: GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)

Digging Down To Stuck Seattle Tunnel Machine

The Transportation Department says help is on the way for a massive machine that became stuck last month while boring a tunnel under downtown Seattle.

CBS Seattle–01/08/2014

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Mystery Tunnel Obstruction Will Soon Be Known

The contractors drilling a tunnel under downtown Seattle are closer to finding out what has blocked their boring machine.

CBS Seattle–12/19/2013

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‘Big Bertha’ Drilling Machine Is Stuck

Seattle’s tunnel-boring machine, known as ‘Big Bertha,’ hit an obstruction and is stuck

CBS Seattle–12/09/2013

(Photo credit MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Tunnel Boring Machine Resumes Digging In Seattle

The world’s largest tunnel boring machine has resumed digging its way under downtown Seattle.

CBS Seattle–09/23/2013

(photo credit: MAURICIO DUENAS/AFP )

Tunnel Drilling Project Sends Rats Into Downtown Buildings

A local pest control company says it’s seeing an increase in business because of the Highway 99 tunnel project as rats are sent scurrying from their hiding places.

CBS Seattle–08/08/2013

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Port OKs $268 Million For Seattle Tunnel Project

Port of Seattle commissioners approved $268 million Tuesday for the Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement program.

CBS Seattle–08/07/2013

(photo credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images )

Goats Back To Tidy Steep Seattle Slopes

The goats have returned to munch their way through the blackberry bushes, thistles, nettles and long grasses that thrive in many steep areas of downtown Seattle.

CBS Seattle–06/14/2013

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Construction Happening around Seattle May 9-13

A lane closure on I-5 may make your commute a bit longer next week, along with other projects in SODO.




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