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file photo of a tunnel boring machine in Italy (photo credit: GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)

Steel Pipe In The Way Of Seattle Tunnel Machine

The state Department of Transportation said Friday the 8-inch-diameter pipe was discovered protruding through an opening in the machine’s cutter-head.

CBS Seattle–01/03/2014

file photo of a tunnel boring machine in Italy (photo credit: GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)

Seattle Tunnel Boring Machine Still Stalled

The huge machine drilling a highway tunnel under downtown Seattle remains stalled by a mysterious blockage.

CBS Seattle–12/26/2013

(Photo credit MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

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

2013: The Year Of I-5 Construction Projects In Seattle

The Transportation Department says construction crews will be working this winter on Interstate 5 through Seattle.

CBS Seattle–12/28/2012

(photo courtesy WSDOT)

‘Towel Man’ Wanders Down SR 520

Earlier this morning WSDOT (Washington State Department of Transportation) tweeted that a man was caught on one of its cameras strolling down the side of State Route 520 with only a towel on. He was spotted near Bellevue Way Tuesday afternoon, but no police officers or WSDOT workers could locate him once he left the sight of the camera.

CBS Seattle–09/19/2012

(Photo by Kevin P. Casey/Getty Images)

Cracks Found in Pontoons for New 520 Bridge

SEATTLE (AP/CBS Seattle) — More cracks have been found in pontoons being built for the new Highway 520 floating bridge on Lake Washington at Seattle. The cracks were found last week at the Aberdeen construction facility after […]

CBS Seattle–06/27/2012

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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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SR 99 Bike Path Ready for a Grand Opening

Finally! Bicyclists and pedestrians won’t have to cross railroad tracks when going to and from downtown along Alaskan Way!

07/15/2011

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