Seattle Tunnel Machine Reaches End Of Long, Troubled JourneyThe world's largest tunnel-boring machine broke through a concrete wall beneath Seattle on Tuesday to reach the end of its long, troubled journey, a milestone in a multibillion-dollar project to replace an aging highway hugging the city's waterfront.
The End Is Near For BerthaBertha, the machine digging a 1.75 mile tunnel under Seattle to replace a waterfront bridge with an underground roadway, is reaching the end of its journey.
Bertha Reaches Halfway Point Of Seattle's Tunnel ProjectA milestone was reached on Friday as the tunneling machine hit the halfway mark in digging SR 99 tunnel.
More Money Needed For Seattle's Delayed Tunnel ProjectThe troubled project to replace an aging double-decker highway bridge hugging Seattle's waterfront with a tunnel faces up to $223 million in cost overruns, Washington transportation officials said Thursday.
Seattle Tunnel Machine Back To Work After MaintenanceBertha the tunnel machine is rolling again.
Seattle Viaduct To Reopen For Monday Morning CommuteState transportation officials say Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct will reopen for the Monday morning commute. That's an earlier than expected reopening of the Highway 99 through downtown Seattle, which was closed for 10 days as a giant tunneling machine dug underneath it.
Alaskan Way Viaduct To Close For About 2 WeeksOfficials say they're anticipating major congestion on other roads
Tunnel Project Injuries Result In About $700,000 In ClaimsThe construction craft laborer who lost his foot after it was struck by a falling object had the highest claim to date: $515,525
Seattle Tunnel Machine Begins Work AgainThe machine digging a tunnel to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct has resumed work
Washington Halts Seattle Tunnel Project Over Safety ConcernsWashington transportation officials and Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday halted all digging by Seattle's tunnel-boring machine until the contractor determines what caused a large sinkhole to form over the area where the machine was operating.
Bertha Begins Drilling Under City StreetsSeattle's tunnel-boring machine has started digging into soil about 80 feet below street level
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.