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.
Alaskan Way Viaduct Settles In DeeperThe Alaskan Way Viaduct has settled up to a quarter inch during the past month, but transportation officials say the waterfront structure is still safe.
City Tunneling Project BeginsThe world's largest tunneling machine is sinking its teeth into the soil under downtown Seattle.
Study: Modest Tolling Would Still Clog Downtown SeattleA 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.
Alaskan Way Viaduct to Reopen Midday SaturdayWe'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"!
Get Ready ... Seattle Viaduct to be Closed for 9 DaysAccording to the Washington State Department of Transportation, the nine-day closure of the viaduct will be the longest ever for a Seattle area highway.
Seafair Activities Close Seattle Streets this WeekendThere 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.