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New photos capture massive scale of Seattle tunnel project as ...

When there is a glimpse at signs of Bertha's progress, it's easy to be impressed by the feat of engineering happening beneath Seattle.

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Ban Bertha. 21 likes. ... Delayed Seattle tunnel project draws comparisons to Boston's Big Dig. Delayed Seattle tunnel project draws comparisons to Boston's Big Dig.

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Bertha's breakthrough just 'halftime' for tunnel project ... braces inside the disassembly vault where Bertha is emerging — so the ... Seattle Tunnel Partners ...

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Seattle Tunnel on Curbed Seattle ... We heard a lot of things about what would happen with the tunnel project—and a ... Bertha, the tunnel boring ...

Under Seattle, a Big Object Blocks Bertha. What Is It? - The ...

Chris Dixon, a manager with the Seattle tunnel project, briefed reporters last week on the stalled Bertha. Credit Ted S. Warren/Associated Press . And there is something of a John Henry's hammer theme to the tale of Seattle's object.

Bertha (tunnel boring machine) - Wikipedia

Bertha was a 57-foot-diameter (17.4 m) tunnel boring machine built specifically for the Washington State Department of Transportation's (WSDOT) Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement tunnel project in Seattle.

Bertha's woes grind on: cost rises, tunnel delayed until 2019 ...

OLYMPIA — Tunnel-machine Bertha's two-year breakdown will further delay the Highway 99 tunnel's grand ... Seattle Tunnel Partners (STP ... project manager for ...

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Delta Tunnel Planners Should Learn From Seattle's Expensive Goof ... nicknamed "Bertha" built especially for the Seattle tunnel project. Bertha began digging ...

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... behind Bertha on Jan. 12. Seattle Tunnel ... to finish the project -- and that's if contractor Seattle Tunnel ... breaks through Seattle waterfront tunnel.

Seattle's Bertha Tunnel Project Plagued By Financial Woes

More than $200 million in cost overruns, lawsuits and delays continue to haunt Seattle's big dig project. The world's largest tunneling machine, nicknamed "Bertha," is now working again, but the complicated fix of an underground breakdown in 2013 has created a huge fight over blame and who pays the tab.

Seattle's tunnel boring machine Bertha reaches end of long ...

With a cloud of dust, Bertha — Seattle's tunnel boring machine — reached the end of her long, troubled journey, a milestone in a multibillion-dollar project to replace an aging highway hugging the city's waterfront.

Seattle tunnel machine Bertha reaches halfway point — here's ...

The receiving pit at the north end of Seattle's SR 99 tunnel project, where Bertha the tunnel machine will break through next year. (Kurt Schlosser / GeekWire photos) The SR 99 tunneling machine has passed the halfway point on its long journey beneath Seattle, and officials stood 10 stories below ...

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Seattle's Big Bertha Tunneling Machine Is Finally Back on Track

Five stories tall and the biggest drill of her kind, Bertha overheated in December 2013, only about a ninth of the way into the project to bore a tunnel under downtown Seattle.

WATCH: Drone video shows progress on Bertha's tunnel in Seattle

Bertha may have been torn apart, but the work continues on the tunnel under Seattle. A new video from the Washington State Department of Transportation shows just how far along the project is coming. As of October 2017, the only parts of the tunnel that are completely finished are the corbels ...

Bertha 's 9,270-ft Journey Under Seattle for SR 99

Bertha's 9,270-ft Journey Under Seattle for SR 99 0. By TBM News on May 31, 2017 Cover Stories, ... means that an end to the tunnel project is in sight, ...

Seattle tunnel progress a major contrast to past problems

Bertha, the Seattle tunnel boring machine, is now almost halfway done with the 385-foot distance under the Alaskan Way Viaduct. And for the first time in more than two years, it looks like part of the project could be done on time. When tunneling started in 2013, Bertha was expected to go 35 feet ...

Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement tunnel - Wikipedia

The Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement tunnel is a bored road tunnel that is ... the tunnel project ... WSDOT nicknamed the TBM "Bertha" after Seattle's first ...

Seattle's big tunnel project reaches a milestone, but it's ...

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Bertha Finally Breaks Through In Seattle : The Two-Way : NPR

In Bertha's case, that meant digging an 11-story-deep pit to perform Herculean engineering efforts that insiders say were more challenging than the tunnel project itself.