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Big Bertha wakes from one-year nap, begins to chew her way into repair pit
For the first time in more than a year, Big Bertha actually bored. According to a report from the Seattle Times, the world's ...
Excavation stopped on Big Bertha repair pit due to major ground sinkage in area
The latest in a long string of delays to affect tunnel-boring machine Big Bertha has far greater implications than any of ...
One contractor gives another work: Seattle officials suspect construction crew responsible for dumping concrete in sewer pipe
Even though it's something that happens fairly regularly—three or four times a year—footing the bill to repair sewer pipes ...
Repairs to Big Bertha will include 86 tons of steel reinforcement to tunnel-boring machine’s bearing, cutter drive
The largest tunnel-boring machine in the world needs a bit of reinforcement against the "wet and abrasive soils" deep ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
VIDEO: Claw and shear painted like a Seahawk rip apart a Ford Bronco in a spot-on Super Bowl prediction
"This is a special occasion." That's why Lisa Parberry, who co-owns the Scrap-It recycling center in Ferndale, Washington, says she ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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