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Bertha will soon begin digging below the viaduct its path will replace

Bertha will soon begin digging below the viaduct its...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 27, 2016

The world's largest tunneling machine will soon begin its dig beneath the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle, its first activity ...

WSDOT bridge inspectors detail their work to a curious public

WSDOT bridge inspectors detail their work to a curious...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 18, 2016

Bridge inspectors in Spokane regularly inspect bridges to make sure they are safe for vehicles. And there's nothing especially surprising ...

VIDEO: Tour the world’s new longest floating bridge in Seattle

VIDEO: Tour the world’s new longest floating...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Mar 31, 2016

After more than a decade of planning and five years of construction, the world’s longest floating bridge is set to open ...

Man killed after hitting parked WSDOT traffic control truck

Man killed after hitting parked WSDOT traffic control...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 02, 2016

A man died in Washington Monday morning after he drove at high speed into the back of a parked Washington ...

Bertha back to drilling after suspension is “conditionally lifted”

Bertha back to drilling after suspension is...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 26, 2016

Bertha hasn't been blessed with the best of luck in Seattle, but the world's largest tunnel boring machine is back to drilling ...

Washington governor announces new acting DOT Secretary

Washington governor announces new acting DOT Secretary

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 15, 2016

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee named Roger Millar as the state's new acting Secretary of Transportation. According to a press release from ...

Washington governor halts Bertha tunneling after sinkhole forms

Washington governor halts Bertha tunneling after...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 18, 2016

Bertha didn't get back to work for long. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has put the brakes on the massive tunnel boring machine ...

Bertha breaks through repair wall and begins tunneling soil once more (VIDEO)

Bertha breaks through repair wall and begins tunneling...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 13, 2016

It's taken two years in repairs and delays, but Bertha has broken through her concrete repair pit. The Washington State Department of Transportation ...

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 ...

Washington State DOT seeks input on  $2.4 billion 2016-2019 STIP

Washington State DOT seeks input on $2.4 billion...

Posted by Chris Hill on Dec 08, 2015

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) seeks public input on the draft 2016-2019 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program. The public has ...

Washington State DOT releases public transportation plan for comment

Washington State DOT releases public transportation...

Posted by Chris Hill on Oct 27, 2015

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is seeking public input on its recently released draft transportation plan. The plan puts ...

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 ...

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