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.
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.
The world’s largest tunnel boring machine has resumed digging its way under downtown Seattle.
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.
Port of Seattle commissioners approved $268 million Tuesday for the Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement program.