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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

Motorists travel the Alaskan Way VIADUCT during a morning commute in 2007 (Photo by Kevin P. Casey/Getty Images)

Study: Modest Tolling Would Still Clog Downtown Seattle

A state study suggests that even a modest toll would result in traffic diverting away from a tunnel on the Seattle waterfront onto city streets. But the state could meet the $200 million it is contributing to the $3.2 billion replacement project for the aging, earthquake-vulnerable viaduct. The tolls would also pay for maintenance.

CBS Seattle–09/19/2012

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Alaskan Way Viaduct to Reopen Midday Saturday

We’ve been calling it Viadoom, and it’s been a week of traffic delays. Now WSDOT says we can expect things to open up again on Saturday. Adios to the “viacondios”!

10/28/2011

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Get Ready … Seattle Viaduct to be Closed for 9 Days

According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, the nine-day closure of the viaduct will be the longest ever for a Seattle area highway.

10/18/2011

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Seafair Activities Close Seattle Streets this Weekend

There are a lot of activities going on this weekend in Seattle. From Viaduct construction, to Mariner games to Seafair activities, you can expect heavy congestion getting in and out of downtown.

07/29/2011

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