Washington Department of Transportation

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Investigation: Seattle Ferry Wasn’t Overloaded

The investigation report was released Monday under a public records request. It suggests that a malfunctioning hand-clicker used to count the passengers was to blame for the erroneous count.

CBS Seattle–09/22/2014

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Fixing Seattle Tunneling Machine Will Take Months

Wash. DOT says many of Big Bertha’s cutter-head openings are clogged with dirt and debris.

02/11/2014

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Object Blocking ‘Big Bertha’ Still A Mystery

The $80 million machine is designed to break up boulders, so what it hit is a mystery. It may be a huge boulder left by the last ice age. Others think it could be a buried rail car from pioneer days when the area was filled in.

CBS Seattle–12/11/2013

File photo of the bridge collapse over the Skagit River. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

REPORT: WSDOT Didn’t Flag Caution On Skagit River Bridge

The Associated Press found that the DOT regularly puts detailed warnings on its trucking permits when routes are projected to encounter potentially problematic areas of low clearance. But the Skagit bridge — along the crucial I-5 corridor between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia — was never added to that group.

CBS Seattle–06/21/2013

File photo of the bridge collapse over the Skagit River. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Collapsed I-5 Skagit River Bridge To Reopen Wednesday

A temporary bridge over the Skagit River opens Wednesday, restoring Interstate 5 traffic less than a month after the old bridge collapsed May 23 when it was struck by a truck with an oversize load.

CBS Seattle–06/18/2013

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