Update on Seattle’s stalled Big Bertha tunnel project

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Link here. The news is not good. It appears that, after disassembling the giant drill’s front end, it has numerous engineering problems. Moreover, the cost keeps going up.


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  • Rene Borbon

    This is my business. The more technically challenging a construction project, the more likely something will go wrong and cost more money. Seems like a great waste of our tax dollars here in Washington. We already have one of the highest gasoline taxes in the country. And the liberal governor wants to build more infrastructure that will be out of date by the time it is built.

    San Francisco took the smarter route with the Embarcadero Freeway demolition.

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