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

6 Month Delay ‘Optimistic’ For Seattle Tunnel

An official for the contractor boring the Seattle Highway 99 tunnel says a six month delay in the stalled construction is a “slightly optimistic” forecast.

CBS Seattle–02/28/2014

file photo of a tunnel boring machine in Italy (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

(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 MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Union Pickets Seattle Tunnel Project Over 4 Jobs

Longshoremen are picketing at the site of Seattle’s $3.1 billion tunnel project, arguing that four jobs along the waterfront have been improperly given to other union workers.

CBS Seattle–08/20/2013

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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