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Thief steals dump truck, backhoe from Wash. asphalt contractor in Christmas heist

Thief steals dump truck, backhoe from Wash. asphalt...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 06, 2016

Police in Lakewood are searching for a thief responsible for what AA Asphalting owner John Alcorn called "the biggest hit ...

Bertha is nearly ready to start tunneling again (VIDEO)

Bertha is nearly ready to start tunneling again (VIDEO)

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 17, 2015

The massive tunnel-boring machine that's been sidelined in Seattle for two years could be back to boring by New Year's. The ...

Flagger suffers serious head injuries when struck by SUV in Washington work zone

Flagger suffers serious head injuries when struck by...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 17, 2015

A flagger guiding traffic on a Washington state road was hospitalized with severe head injuries after being hit by an SUV. According to ...

Bertha delayed again; won’t restart drilling until late December

Bertha delayed again; won’t restart drilling...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 26, 2015

The Seattle Tunnel Partners have once again delayed the restart of drilling for the State Route 99 tunnel, with Bertha not expected ...

Asphalt truck driver hospitalized after rollover in Washington

Asphalt truck driver hospitalized after rollover in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 31, 2015

A woman driving an asphalt truck in Cel Elum, Washington, was sent to the hospital after a rollover crash earlier ...

Top FHWA official says unfinished Spokane project proves need for long-term highway bill

Top FHWA official says unfinished Spokane project...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 28, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s acting administrator toured the incomplete North Spokane Corridor last week and said the half-built project ...

Workers uncover ancient human remains, artifacts on Washington jobsite

Workers uncover ancient human remains, artifacts on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 12, 2015

While digging on a renovation job at an RV lot in Yakima, Washington, last week, a construction crew uncovered what could be ...

Barrier rolls from overpass during construction, kills young couple, infant son in Washington

Barrier rolls from overpass during construction, kills...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2015

A construction project to install a sidewalk along an overpass in Washington turned tragic Monday morning when a piece of ...

Water main damaged by Big Bertha repair excavation could cost WSDOT $4 million

Water main damaged by Big Bertha repair excavation...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 14, 2015

Four months after crews temporarily stopped excavation on a repair pit for the world's largest tunnel-boring machine due to ground sinkage, ...

PHOTOS: Big Bertha’s 2,000-ton front end lifted to the surface. How the world’s largest tunneler was raised

PHOTOS: Big Bertha’s 2,000-ton front end lifted...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2015

After a year of slumber and almost a month after chewing her way into a 12-story repair pit, Big Bertha, the ...

Crane sends pipe careening into Seattle bus on Highway 520 bridge followed by a crashing traffic sign

Crane sends pipe careening into Seattle bus on Highway...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 19, 2015

Eight passengers on a bus traveling across the Highway 520 in Seattle were hospitalized Tuesday night after a construction accident ...

Crews reach the end of digging a 120-foot repair pit Bertha will chew her way into.

PHOTOS: Fixing Bertha: How workers dug a 12-story pit...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 11, 2015

No. 8 Story in 2015 « No. 9 No. 7 »   The Big Bertha saga recently received a major update: crews ...

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