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Friday, April 19, 2013

Viaduct to close in the fall? ‘Viadoom II’ looms

This is the launch pit for “Bertha,” where the huge tunnel-boring machine will begin its northward journey under downtown Seattle this summer. Because of safety concerns, the nearby Alaskan Way Viaduct may be shut for several days in the fall, but officials hope to avoid that.