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Repairs to Big Bertha will require a 12-story pit and removing the tunnel-boring machine’s cutterhead
Officials from the Washington State Department of Transportation have announced that in order to repair the world's largest tunnel-boring machine, ...
Construction worker uncovers mammoth tusk from Ice Age (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
While excavating for plumbing trenches on the jobsite of a high-rise apartment complex in the Seattle, Washington neighborhood of south ...
Tunnel-boring machine Big Bertha shut down for “months” due to complexity of needed repairs
Washington State Department of Transportation officials say Big Bertha, the world's largest tunnel-boring machine, is likely out of commission for ...
VIDEO: Baby Bertha? Bechtel builds mini tunnel-boring machine using 50,000 Legos
The Lego Movie, which hit theaters this past weekend, is fantastic. But we wish the folks who made it had ...
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Tunnel-boring machine Big Bertha moves forward 2 feet in test run to see if blockage is fully removed
After nearly two months of downtime caused by a steel pipe stuck in her teeth, Big Bertha, the world's largest ...
A steel pipe is what brought Big Bertha, the world’s largest tunnel-boring machine, to a halt
The mystery is solved—in part at least. After Big Bertha, the world's largest tunnel-boring machine, was brought to an abrupt halt ...
Unstoppable Force, Immovable Object: Seattle’s Big Bertha halted by mystery object
Has Big Bertha met her match? She has, at least for the time being. The world's largest tunnel-boring machine was recently ...
Is green building movement enough to revive use of heavy timber for framing in construction?
"Green building" and the aim to reduce carbon emissions in the construction of a building are fine goals. But is ...
Top 5 Cities for Electric Cars
Some of the cities on this list are probably obvious, but I was surprised about a few of the cities ...
Subway expansion in Delhi to set record with simultaneous use of 34 tunnel-boring machines
Seattle might have the world's largest tunnel-boring machine, but Delhi, India will soon have a record-setting host of the machines ...
HOTless in Seattle
It appears some road planners in the Seattle area assumed that drivers would be willing to pay their way out ...
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