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Alaskan Way Viaduct - Follow Bertha

Follow Bertha Thank you for following Bertha. The SR 99 tunneling machine, nicknamed Bertha, has completed her work. For the latest tunnel progress, visit our new tracker page.

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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.

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

Dec 19, 2013 · 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.

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Inside the Massive Tunnel Seattle Built to Replace an Aging ...

Zoom Through Seattle's Massive Tunnel Before It ... WIRED's biggest ... but a planned two and a half year dig became a four-year project when Bertha got jammed ...

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king5.com | Seattle's tunnel machine Bertha breaks through ...

It's official - Bertha has broken through! Seattle's tunnel boring machine that's been digging beneath the city for the State Route 99 tunnel reached the end of its 1.75-mile journey Tuesday, nearly four years after it embarked on the job. Just before 10 a.m., Bertha pierced the cement wall of the ...

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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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Bertha reaches the end of the road on tunnel project | KOMO

SEATTLE – Maybe it's not on par with the pyramid of Giza, or even the Great Wall of China, but the tunnel that Bertha just bored beneath Seattle is still a marvel."Washington state and Seattle should have a lot of pride today," said Joe Hedges, with the st

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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 ...

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Watch: Bertha breaks through Seattle waterfront tunnel ...

Bertha, the world's largest tunnel-boring machine, completely broke through the north end of the tunnel shortly before noon Tuesday, April, 4 2017. Bertha has broken through. The world's largest tunnel-boring machine completely broke through the north end of the tunnel shortly before noon Tuesday ...

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World's biggest tunnel machine Bertha emerges from beneath ...

Bertha, the world's largest tunnel-boring machine, ends its journey today. It has spent four years traveling less than two miles to build a new car tunnel underneath Seattle.

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

Seattle's big tunnel project ... A project to bore a tunnel under Seattle and ... the massive drill was also followed through the gloomy tunnel by a Bertha ...

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Reanimating Bertha, a Mechanical Behemoth Slumbering Under ...

Aug 01, 2014 · SEATTLE — Sometime this fall, a huge vertical shaft lined with 84 concrete pilings, designed to hold back the slurry that defines underground Seattle, will be finished, and a Mr. Fix-It operation unlike any other will begin. The world's biggest tunnel-boring machine, nicknamed Bertha — which ...

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SR 99 (@BerthaDigsSR99) | Twitter

@BerthaDigsSR99. Bertha completed her dig and now we're completing the work to ... The double-deck highway inside the tunnel now runs end-to-end beneath Seattle: ...

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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 ...

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Sinkhole halts Seattle's 'Bertha' tunnel project ...

When Bertha started tunneling again, project officials said the tunneling portion of the Viaduct project would be complete by January 2017 and open to traffic by April 2018, three years after the original finish date. Those dates could be pushed back if the cause of the sinkhole is not found quickly ...

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Seattle's Bertha Tunnel Project Plagued By Financial Woes

Jul 21, 2016 · 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.

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Bertha, Seattle's SR 99 Tunneling Machine, Is Finally Done ...

Apr 03, 2017 · Bertha has broken through. After nearly four years underground, Seattle's beleaguered boring behemoth clawed its way into daylight yesterday, leaving a 1.7-mile tunnel behind it.

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Seattle's unbelievable transportation megaproject fustercluck ...

Holy Bertha! WSDOT. OK, so, the project gets underway in 2011, ... which means WSDOT Seattle Tunnel Partners has to dig a 120-foot hole to reach the machine.

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View from a drone inside the SR 99 tunnel - YouTube

May 02, 2016 · Crossrail Project 2,971,832 views. ... wsdot 895,354 views. 4:08. The Alaskan Way Viaduct: How Seattle chose the Bertha tunnel alternative - Duration: 8:05.

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Bertha's breakthrough just 'halftime' for tunnel project ...

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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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.

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Alaskan Way Viaduct - Home

Since Bertha placed the last tunnel ... We've installed a new time-lapse camera to capture work on the SR 99 Connections Project, ... Seattle Tunnel Partners ...

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WSDOT: Bertha nearing breakthrough on downtown Seattle tunnel ...

WSDOT: Bertha nearing breakthrough on downtown Seattle tunnel After nearly 4 years, ... 2016. A team of maintenance workers on the Bertha project, ...

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Bertha Seattle Tunnel Project - Image Results

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Stuck In Seattle | Bloomberg Business - Business, Financial ...

Stuck in Seattle The Aggravating ... "If Seattle wants its latte-filled tunnel, ... what is plan B if this whole 99/Big Bertha project becomes a loss?

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