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December 12, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Seattle’s most famous road crack filled Friday

A long crack on South King Street, which may or may not have been deepened by the Highway 99 tunnel project,  was filled with asphalt Friday. “It’s just like a pothole repair,” said Rick Sheridan, spokesman for the Seattle Department of Transportation.  The fix followed findings by Seattle Tunnel Partners, using ground-penetrating radar, that there are…

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March 10, 2014 at 10:14 AM

WSDOT: Viaduct cracks spreading near Seneca ramp

Inspections on the Alaskan Way Viaduct on March 1 found new cracks forming near Seneca Street, and some existing cracks have lengthened, according to state highway engineers. The Washington State Department of Transportation will be removing ivy to get a better view, then will close the elevated highway March 22 to conduct follow-up inspections. After that, there…

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