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WSDOT Creates Tool To Help Truckers Avoid Low Bridges

Hoping to avoid a repeat of the 2013 Skagit River Bridge collapse, state transportation officials have created a new online tool to help truckers plan their routes and avoid collisions.

01/17/2015

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Downtown Tunnel To Open August 2017

A new highway tunnel through downtown Seattle won’t be open until August 2017, about 20 months behind schedule, state transportation officials said Monday.

CBS Seattle–12/23/2014

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Settling Halts Work At Seattle Tunnel Project

Settling soil has caused a contractor building the Highway 99 tunnel beneath downtown Seattle to stop work on a pit being dug to reach a stalled digging machine known as Bertha, the state said.

CBS Seattle–12/08/2014

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Snow Falling On Washington Mountain Passes

The Transportation Department reports snow or ice Thursday morning on most highway mountain passes in Washington.

CBS Seattle–11/20/2014

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Tunnel Machine Pit Work To Resume

Washington state archaeologists who took a look at shell deposits found by crews digging a 120-foot-deep pit that will provide access to a stalled Seattle tunneling machine have given the all-clear signal for work to proceed.

CBS Seattle–11/04/2014

(Credit: Washington Department of Transportation)

Seattle Highway Tunnel Project Hits Another Snag

Workers have stopped digging the pit to rescue the stalled boring machine for a tunnel under downtown Seattle.

CBS Seattle–10/24/2014

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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

File photo of cars on a highway. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Information On I-90 Closures

Three lanes of westbound I-90 will be closed beginning Friday at 9:30 p.m. between Bellevue and Mercer Island for road repair.

CBS Seattle–07/18/2014

File photo of cars on a highway. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

This Could Be The Worst Traffic Weekend In Seattle History

Here’s a ridiculously long collection of events and traffic snarls happening in the Puget Sound region this weekend.

CBS Seattle–06/20/2014

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Cayuse Pass Reopens For Summer

The state Transportation Department re-opened Cayuse Pass at noon Friday.

CBS Seattle–05/16/2014

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