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Tunnel Accident

Last Tunnel Worker Remains In Seattle Hospital

One of the Seattle tunnel workers injured in a fall Thursday remains in a hospital.

CBS Seattle–02/13/2015

Tunnel Accident

Four Workers Injured In SR-99 Tunnel Project Accident

An elevator shaft collapsed as crews were working at the site where a highway tunnel is being built under downtown Seattle

CBS Seattle–02/12/2015

I-5 Bridge Collapsed (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Washington Files $17 Million Lawsuit For Bridge Collapse

A lawsuit filed Monday by the Washington State Department of Transportation is seeking at least $17 million to recover costs related to the 2013 Skagit River bridge collapse.

CBS Seattle–02/03/2015

(photo credit: WSDOT)

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

(Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

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

(Credit: Washington Department of Transportation)

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

Snow covered trails in Alaska, where a dog was lost for 2 weeks. (Photo by David McNew/Newsmakers)

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

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

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

(Ron Wurzer/Getty Images)

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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