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Seattle Council Hearing About Cracks Near Tunnel

The Seattle City Council expects to learn more Monday about the extent of problems from the attempt to repair the machine that broke down while boring a highway tunnel under the city.

CBS Seattle–12/15/2014

(Credit: Washington Department of Transportation)

Settling Halts Work At Seattle Tunnel Project

Settling soil has caused a contractor building the Highway 99 tunnel beneath downtown Seattle to stop work on a pit being dug to reach a stalled digging machine known as Bertha, the state said.

CBS Seattle–12/08/2014

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

Plan Advances To Dig Up Now-Stalled Bertha

The new tunnel would allow workers to dig up and repair the now-stuck boring machine

CBS Seattle–05/09/2014

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

More Cracks Found In Alaskan Way Viaduct

A routine inspection was conducted the weekend of March 1-2 and discovered new and widening cracks near Spring and Seneca streets.

CBS Seattle–03/10/2014

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

Seattle Viaduct Sinks Half-Inch Near New Tunnel

The Alaskan Way Viaduct has sunk nearly half-an-inch at one location where a machine has been boring a highway tunnel under downtown Seattle.

CBS Seattle–02/25/2014

(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

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

City Tunneling Project Begins

The world’s largest tunneling machine is sinking its teeth into the soil under downtown Seattle.

CBS Seattle–07/30/2013

(Photo credit MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Massive Tunneling Machine Arriving In Seattle

The world’s widest tunnel boring machine arrives in Seattle in pieces Tuesday aboard a ship from Japan.

CBS Seattle–04/02/2013

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