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Big Bertha wakes from one-year nap, begins to chew her way into repair pit

Big Bertha wakes from one-year nap, begins to chew her...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2015

For the first time in more than a year, Big Bertha actually bored. According to a report from the Seattle Times, the world's largest ...

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

The Big Bertha saga recently received a major update: crews with lead contractor Seattle Tunnel Partners have finished digging the ...

Excavation stopped on Big Bertha repair pit due to major ground sinkage in area

Excavation stopped on Big Bertha repair pit due to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 15, 2014

The latest in a long string of delays to affect tunnel-boring machine Big Bertha has far greater implications than any of the ...

PHOTOS: Six bridge/transportation projects receive 2014...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 14, 2014

  Winners of the 2014 Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Design Awards competition have been announced, and six bridge/transportation projects were honored. “It ...

VIDEO: Watch time-lapse of Highway 99 construction

VIDEO: Watch time-lapse of Highway 99 construction

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 03, 2014

The Washington State Department of Transportation was kind enough to release the following time-lapse video of construction on Highway 99. ...

Truck hauling excavator collides with 5 bridges, taking a chunk out of each (PHOTOS)

Truck hauling excavator collides with 5 bridges, taking...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 23, 2014

While being hauled by a truck traveling through Thurston County, Washington, last week, an excavator's boom collided with five different ...

5 freeway bridges in need of repair following accident

5 freeway bridges in need of repair following accident

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 18, 2014

A truck hauling an excavator caused some major problems for the Washington State Department of Transportation after colliding with five ...

State agencies focus on travelers for July 4th weekend

State agencies focus on travelers for July 4th weekend

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 03, 2014

With many highway work zones closing for the long weekend, some state agencies are turning their focus to safety and ...

Camera gives a live view of construction on Big Bertha’s 12-story repair access pit

Camera gives a live view of construction on Big...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2014

Just because Big Bertha is down for nearly a year, that doesn't mean work around the world's largest tunnel boring ...

Washington State’s Willapa River Bridge opens

Washington State’s Willapa River Bridge opens

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 29, 2014

The Willapa River Bridge on State Route 6 in Pacific County, Washington is set to open to motorists on Wednesday, ...

WSDOT, U.S. DOT respond to landslide covering Washington State Route 530

WSDOT, U.S. DOT respond to landslide covering...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 25, 2014

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is taking action to keep drivers safe after a landslide overtook State Route ...

Repairs to Big Bertha will require a 12-story pit and removing the tunnel-boring machine’s cutterhead

Repairs to Big Bertha will require a 12-story pit and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 28, 2014

Officials from the Washington State Department of Transportation have announced that in order to repair the world's largest tunnel-boring machine, ...

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