Huge tunnel drill makes its way to Seattle waterfront

Seattle is welcoming the huge drill that will dig out earth and make way for the city's new SR 99 tunnel.

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Pieces of Bertha, the machine that will dig the SR 99 tunnel in Seattle, await their departure from Osaka, Japan aboard the Jumbo Fairpartner in March 2013.
Photo by (WSDOT Flickr)
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