washington transportation department
An effort to repair the giant tunneling machine stuck under downtown Seattle is going more slowly than expected.
It seems that everything connected with the effort to dig a highway tunnel under downtown Seattle is big — from the tunneling machine that stopped working last December, to a large plywood wall planned to shield neighbors from the noise of repairing the machine.
A routine inspection was conducted the weekend of March 1-2 and discovered new and widening cracks near Spring and Seneca streets.
The Washington Transportation Department has reached a settlement with the Texas company that was late in setting up tolling on the Highway 520 floating bridge on Lake Washington.