There’s a new onramp to the new tunnel—but it’s been here all along!
The whole process will take about three weeks
One last chance to walk, run, or ride this February
The long-awaited retirement of the doomed stretch of SR-99 has a date
The tunnel could open this fall
A new WSDOT video shows how the roadway stacks up
Nearly four months after completing its journey into the disassembly pit after digging the two-mile-long State Route 99 tunnel, tunnel-boring machine Bertha is half-dismantled.
The tunnel-boring machine that dug the Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement tunnel has started coming apart.
Late Wednesday, crews finished removing wall braces standing between tunnel-boring machine Bertha and the disassembly pit.
In case you missed the big moment
After nearly four years, Bertha has finished digging SR 99 tunnel.
WSDOT announced that Bertha, the boring machine drilling the SR 99 tunnel, was just 320 feet from the finish line.
Watch two WSDOT videos to see what’s happening in Seattle’s basement
5,280 feet down, 3,990 feet to go
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These days, Bertha seems to get going a lot faster than expected
The tunnel boring machine is making good time these days
Ever since she restarted, Bertha has been moving forward without many problems
As a reminder, Bertha was originally supposed to be surface in South Lake Union in October 2014 and the tunnel was supposed to open by the end of 2015.