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Another Delay In Tunnel Project

Tunnel contractor says the project will be delayed again, adds that his firm is "hopeful" that dispute with the state over who pays "never gets to [lawsuit] stage."

07/28/2014 By Erica C. Barnett


Six Months, Under "Optimistic" Scenario, Before Tunnel Machine Gets Rolling

Tunnel contractor says it will be six months, optimistically, before the tunnel boring machine might start moving again.

02/28/2014 By Erica C. Barnett


WSDOT Tunnel Lead Unfamiliar With Report Finding Poor Communication between Agency and Contractor

The head of WSDOT's tunnel project says he's unfamiliar with a state report concluding that the state and the tunnel contractor have failed to communicate with each other.

02/27/2014 By Erica C. Barnett


That Sinking Feeling: Tunnel Manager Says No Need to Worry About Sinking Viaduct

Tunnel project manager says the public shouldn't be concerned about revelations that the Alaskan Way Viaduct is sinking due to a contractor's work on the tunnel.

02/25/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

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Extra Fizz: State Fines Tunnel Firm for Stormwater Pollution

State department of ecology fines Seattle Tunnel Partners for discharging pollutants into Seattle storm drains.

07/02/2013 By Erica C. Barnett