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Bertha Gets Stopped By Some Very Old Stuff

Remember when she stopped digging last December? She ran into something very hard. Finally, workers dug down to work on Bertha, the boring machine that’s trying to make a tunnel through Seattle’s waterfront, who had […]

10/24/2014

File Photo Tunnel (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Snohomish Man Holding Breath In Tunnel Causes Crash

A 19-year-old man told investigators he caused a three-car crash when he fainted while holding his breath as he drove through a tunnel northwest of Portland, Oregon State Police said. Daniel J. Calhon, of Snohomish, Washington, […]

05/28/2014

New Four-Mile Tunnel To Deliver Water To Southern California

Big Bertha Arrives In Town: Get Ready To Be Drilled…

An 80-million dollar tunnel-boring machine, described as the world’s widest, is now in Seattle after arriving from Japan via a HUGE BOAT.  The machine, called “Bertha,” will dig a two-mile tunnel that will replace the […]

04/03/2013

Viaduct Tunnel is gonna shake things up…

There’s word this morning that the deep-bore tunnel to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct could affect as many as 157 buildings along its route in downtown Seattle.  That comes from the Washington DOT —  Older […]

03/17/2010

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