Boring the Seattle Tunnel

The City of Seattle says farewell to Bertha as she starts her journey burrowing for over a year under Seattle's streets.

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The scene looks quiet, but Bertha, the SR 99 tunneling machine, is grinding through the earth on the first leg of her journey under downtown Seattle in August 2013.
Photo by (WSDOT)
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In the community
Do you know an exceptional citizen who has impacted and inspired others?
KIRO Radio and WSECU would like to recognize six oustanding citizens this year. Nominate them to be recognized and to receive a $2,000 charitable grant.

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