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February 19, 2015 at 11:01 AM

Bertha breaks into repair vault

Image from WSDOT. Update 4:15 p.m.: Tunnel-boring machine Bertha’s cutterhead is within about three feet of drilling all the way to open air, which ought to happen this evening. Chris Dixon, project manager of Seattle Tunnel Partners (STP), said the team is aiming to replace the damaged bearing seals and other parts, to resume excavating toward South Lake…


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November 5, 2013 at 5:15 PM

Alaskan Way Viaduct closed this weekend

Drivers and bus riders, here’s your early warning.  Highway 99 in central Seattle, including the Alaskan Way Viaduct, will close all weekend for construction near each end. Afternoon congestion is likely to increase on I-5. Northbound lanes of Highway 99 will close from South Spokane Street to Valley Street. Southbound lanes will close from the Battery…


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