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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 -- 10:19 pm
Seattle Tunnel - " in the Hole by $2 Billion - " Could Be Scrapped
News Max - A bill to scrap a $3.1 billion roadway overhaul and expressway tunnel excavation in Seattle has been introduced by two Washington state lawmakers who have branded the project a failure beset by cost overruns, construction mishaps and delays. The project to replace an aging waterfront freeway in downtown Seattle has been stalled since December 2013, when the world's largest earth-boring machine, nicknamed Bertha, became stuck underground after drilling just one-tenth of a planned tunnel route, reported Reuters. Read more...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Senate bill calls for end to Seattle tunnel project - Wed, 28 Jan 2015 PST
The Spokesman-Review - ... of artifacts, soil conditions, and water levels," the bill said. "The dewatering of large portions of downtown Seattle has likely caused over an inch of settling, thereby endangering structures of historic and cultural importance," the bill said. ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 -- 6:33 pm
Welcome to Town, Here's Why You're Stuck in Traffic
The Stranger - ... a few years back, to spend more than $3 billion building the world's largest deep-bore car tunnel beneath downtown Seattle. How's that working out? Well, the tunnel-boring machine, known as Bertha, broke down 1,000 feet into the project and has ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 -- 6:33 pm
The Mysteries of Seattle's New-to-Town Tech Workers
The Stranger - ... or hinders affordability." For the record, Gardner is on retainer for the business-minded lobbyists of the Downtown Seattle Association and says the incentives the city has given developers to build affordable housing haven't worked. (He also ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 -- 6:14 pm
Seattle real estate profile, Jan. 27, 2015
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... Jaime Hernandez/Seattle Consultant, LLC Seattle's Central Area lives up to its name, positioned between downtown Seattle and Lake Washington, and Capitol Hill and Interstate 90. That's a big reason why the area has seen so much development in recent ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 -- 4:19 pm
Senate bill calls for end to Seattle tunnel project
The Columbian - ... of artifacts, soil conditions, and water levels," the bill said. "The dewatering of large portions of downtown Seattle has likely caused over an inch of settling, thereby endangering structures of historic and cultural importance," the bill said. ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 -- 2:17 pm
Never say never: Is Seattle about to have a new office tower named for James Bond?
Business Journal - It appears that this new office tower, now under construction in downtown Seattle, will be named for fictional spy James Bond. The address of the 21-story project does include the numbers 007. Read more...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 -- 1:32 pm
Washington state bill would scrap delayed Seattle tunnel project
Vallejo News - Two Washington state lawmakers have introduced a bill to scrap a $3.1 billion roadway overhaul and expressway tunnel excavation in Seattle, branding the project a failure beset by cost overruns, construction mishaps and delays. The project to replace an aging waterfront freeway in downtown Seattle has been stalled since December 2013, when the world's largest earth-boring machine, named Bertha, became stuck underground after drilling just 10 percent of a planned tunnel route. Read more...
Monday, January 26, 2015 -- 6:50 am
Hyatt House Seattle Downtown to Open in April 2015
PR Log - PRLog - Jan. 26, 2015 - SEATTLE -- - Kauri Investments, Ltd and InterMountain Management, LLC are scheduled to open the Hyatt House Seattle Downtown in April 2015. The Hyatt House is situated at the intersection of Broad Street and John Street in downtown Seattle, across the street from the Space Needle and the Seattle Center. Read more...
Friday, January 23, 2015 -- 3:51 pm
The Daily Troll: Another council member opts out. Elysian swallowed...
Crosscut.com - ... outfit says that in July (no specific date given so far) it will bring Seattle a new way to get through downtown Seattle : a waterslide. SeattlePI.com reports that Seattle will be one of more than 150 cities to host "Slide the City." The company ... Read more...
Friday, January 23, 2015 -- 12:51 pm
Paul Allen's custom Seahawks amp goes all the way to 12
Business Journal - Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen waves a "12" flag as he rides in the Seattle Seahawks championship parade through downtown Seattle on Feb. 5, 2014, after the team won the 2014 Super Bowl. Around the time of the Seattle Seahawks' incredible win last weekend over the Green Bay Packers, an employee of the Microsoft co-founder, billionaire and Seahawks owner ordered a custom amplifier from Fremont amp company Verellen as a gift for Allen, Seattle Weekly reported yesterday. Read more...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 -- 1:19 pm
Dead whale found lodged underneath Seattle pier
New York Daily News - ... located on Elliot Bay which does have whales, but it's very rare for the animals to be found that close to downtown Seattle, he said. "It's unlikely it would have come in there on its own. It's likely that it floated in there," he said. "But it's ... Read more...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 -- 6:51 pm
Money pours into buying local apartments
Seattle Times - ... the transaction. Invesco also was behind the other record-breaking deal of 2014, on a per-unit basis: It in downtown Seattle from Seattle developer Vulcan for just under $600,000 per unit. "You've got a lot of institutional investors who are looking ... Read more...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 -- 11:02 am
A a Fifty Shadesa Condo
Wall Street Journal - The Escala condominium building in downtown Seattle is mentioned as the fictional home of Christian Grey in the Fifty Shades of Grey novels by E. L. James. Although the building does not have a helicopter pad, as the novels imply, it does have a number of amenities. Read more...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 -- 5:34 am
Seattle's Premier Fresh Seafood Retailer, Pure Food Fish Market,...
PRWeb - ... online at FreshSeafood.com. About Pure Food Fish Market Pure Food Fish Market is located in the heart of downtown Seattle in the famous Pike Place Public Market. Anyone who has visited Washington State knows that Seattle is the place for seafood. ... Read more...
Monday, January 19, 2015 -- 10:02 am
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Closures and Public Services
FremontUniverse - ... on Monday, some transit service will be rerouted or delayed during the Martin Luther King Jr. events in the downtown Seattle, Capitol Hill and Central areas. Routes that operate a "Reduced Weekday" (RW) schedule: (Designated trips are canceled and ... Read more...
Saturday, January 17, 2015 -- 12:00 am
In brief: Crane being built to release 'Bertha' - Sat, 17 Jan 2015 PST
The Spokesman-Review - The Dutch company Mammoet, whose name means mammoth, is assembling a huge custom crane over a pit being dug to reach the boring machine that got stuck while drilling a highway tunnel under downtown Seattle. Sometime in the next few weeks, the crane will lift the 4 million-pound cutting head so it can be repaired and lowered back down the 120-foot pit, the Seattle Times reported Friday. Read more...
Thursday, January 15, 2015 -- 11:10 pm
Metro shuttles set to take Hawks fans to playoff game
Viewing Feed - ... eller St. Details can be found on Metro's Seahawks shuttle page . Travelers in the SODO, Pioneer Square and downtown Seattle areas can expect traffic congestion and delays before and after Seahawks games. Read more...
Thursday, January 15, 2015 -- 3:08 pm
Facebook to double footprint of Seattle engineering office
Business Journal - Facebook Seattle employees attend the opening of their company's new downtown Seattle offices on April 12, 2012. a Facebook is doubling the amount of space it occupies in its downtown Seattle engineering office, the company confirmed Thursday. Read more...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 -- 2:16 pm
6 events on and around Martin Luther King Day in Seattle
Seattle Times - Participants in the 2013 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Rally at Garfield High School march to the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building in downtown Seattle. Time, location: 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, Martin Luther King Memorial Park, 2200 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Seattle Time, location: Workshops, 9 a.m.; rally 10 a.m., march noon Monday, Jan. 19, Garfield High School, 400 23rd Ave., Seattle. Read more...

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